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New way to deflect asteroids in the offing

Researchers are working out how to deflect asteroids and preve...

The collision of an asteroid with Earth can have devastating impact but a team of researchers is working out how to deflect the path of an asteroid to avoid the apocalypse. The project led by Spains National Research Council (CSIC) provides information on the ... Tech2, 4 weeks ago
New way to deflect asteroids in the offing Business Standard, 4 weeks ago

'Big chill' due to acid clouds likely killed dinosaurs

Formation of sulphuric acid clouds after the well known asteroid impact may have blocked the sunlight and resulted in long-lasting cooling, leading to the extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago, a new study suggests. Death of the dinosaurs started the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago 'Big chill' after asteroid strike likely killed dinosaurs  Business Standard1 month ago

Look up! Your guide to some of the best meteor showers for 2017

The parent is the comet or asteroid responsible for the debris through which Earth passes each year
 Business Standard1 month ago
MSN India

Dwarf Planet Ceres likely had ocean long ago

Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt, is pocketed with cold, dark craters, several of which are layered in ice, raising the prospects that this frigid dwarf planet once had perhaps an ocean's worth of liquid water early in its history when the ...
 MSN India1 month ago Dwarf planet Ceres is flush with ice, NASA studies show  Reuters2 months ago

NASA probe to hunt for "Trojan" asteroids in Earth's orbit

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is set to search for elusive "Trojan" asteroids which are constant companions to Earth as it orbits the Sun. NASA's first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth will be multitasking during its two-year ...
 Business Standard2 months ago NASA space probe to hunt for "Trojan" asteroids in Earth's orbit  DNA2 months ago

Separation of binary asteroid points to Planet Nine: Study

Encounter with a planet beyond Pluto -- the so-called Planet Nine -- millions of years ago might have separated and pushed a binary asteroid to their current orbits, says a study.These two distant objects starting as a pair orbiting one another, became ...
 Prokerala3 days ago

NASA aims to send spacecraft to giant 'metal' asteroid

NASA is preparing to send a spacecraft to a giant "metal" asteroid that may tell scientists the secret of how our solar system was formed.Led by Arizona State University researchers, the mission called "Psyche" is focused to know whether the asteroid, called ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Sulphuric acid clouds caused darkness, cold, killing dinosaurs

Millions of years ago, tiny droplets of sulphuric acid formed high up in the air after an asteroid hit the Earth, making it dark and cold for several years and resulted in the extinction of dinosaurs from the planet, a study has revealed.The study conducted ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Here is what might have caused the death of land-living dinosaurs?  Business Standard1 month ago
One India

Is doomsday asteroid headed for Earth?

Silly hoax or incoming horror? Although NASA has predicted of a large asteroid, named 2016 WF9, of having entered Earth's orbit and that the spacefarer will pass by us next week, there are those who portend a more ominous future. The object, according to ...
 One India4 weeks ago

AsteroidOS brings open source power to smartwatches

The first alpha build of AsteroidOS is now out. This Linux-based open source operating system is designed for Android Wear smartwatches and adds an ... The post AsteroidOS brings open source power to smartwatches appeared first on Open Source For You .
 Linux For You2 months ago
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