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Asteroid Defense - Casualty in Chilled US-Russia Relations - Expert

Russia Wants the Ability to Kill Asteroids

Russia wants theability todestroy Earth-killing asteroids, andthe Federal Space Agency says it only needs 23 billion rubles ($634 million) todo it, according toa proposed national space agenda through 2025 obtained byInterfax onWednesday. Russia ... Moscow Times, 1 week ago

Dinosaur Extinction

Dinosaurs suddenly became extinct 65 million years ago. But was it really an asteroid strike, massive global volcanic eruptions or a devastating worldwide flood? The cause of this mass extinction has been extensively studied with no definitive ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago Had the asteroid hit at a different time…  The Hindu1 month ago Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Struck At Just The Wrong Time, New Study Suggests  Huffington Post1 month ago Giant asteroid hit at 'bad' time to kill dinosaurs  Prokerala1 month ago

Regulating Asteroid Mining

The idea of mining asteroids is definitely in vogue. In the past few years commercial space advocates have been pursuing new private-sector space business activities. Profiting from orbital operations is not a new idea. Commercial space activities ...
 Space Daily5 days ago Mining Asteroids and Exploiting the New Space Economy  Yahoo! Finance1 week ago Mining the Asteroids: The Next Boom  MLM Business Opportunities Blog2 weeks ago Far Out! Company Tracks Space Junk  ABC News4 days ago
National Geographic

How The Current Mass Extinction Of Animals Threatens Humans

More species are becoming extinct today than at any time since dinosaurs were wiped off the face of the Earth by an asteroid 65 million years ago. Yet this bio-Armageddon, caused mainly by humans, is greeted by most of us with a yawn and a shrug.
 Peak Oil1 week ago

Meteorite study indicates volcanic activity on early small asteroids

The Almahata Sitta meteorite number 15 in-situ on the desert floor during its find on 2008 December 8, much as it fell on October 7 earlier that year. Credit: P. Jenniskens, SETI Institute ( —Examination of one of the Almahata Sitta ...
 PhysOrg.com1 week ago Volcanism on asteroids in early solar system  ABC Online1 week ago Rare meteorite points to volcanism in early solar system  ABC Online2 weeks ago

Watch a Giant Asteroid Bear Crash Into the Planet for Behemoth's Game 4

The trailer above for The Behemoth's next game opens with a Dr. Evil-like narration over images of a massive space bear crashing into our planet and raining green blood on the hapless citizens below. According to a press release, the currently ...
 GameSpot1 week ago

Tuatara's cousin survived asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs

The humble tuatara's ancestors lived in the time of the dinosaurs. File photo / NZ Herald A distant cousin of the tuatara also survived the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, only to become extinct later, a new study has found. ...
 New Zealand Herald1 week ago Tuatara's cousin also survived asteroid  MSN New Zealand1 week ago Reptile outlived the dinosaurs  New Zealand Herald1 week ago

Meteors, comets, asteroids are on the attack. It's time to protect against them

By , Earthlings, unite. You have nothing to lose but your planet. That's the theme William E. Burrows returns to again and again in his new book, The Asteroid Threat, as he explores the threat from asteroids, meteors, comets and other deadly ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago

How students from Delhi school discovered 2 asteroids

Four students from city schools have discovered two unknown asteroids, which is set to be placed in the global minor body catalogue maintained by the International Astronomical Union in Paris. Aryan Mishra and Keerti Vardhan, two class IX students of Chinmaya ...
 DNA2 weeks ago Little stargazers discover two new asteroids  New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago City students discover 2 new asteroids  Asian Age2 weeks ago Two asteroids discovered by school students of Delhi  Daily Bhaskar2 weeks ago

Potential killer asteroid can be stopped: scientists

Scientists believe they are closer to working out how to stop an asteroid that could potentially wipe out Earth in 2880. A paper published in the journal Nature by researchers at the University of Tennessee has found that blowing up the space rock, ...
 New York Post2 weeks ago Earth-bound asteroid can be stopped  Brisbane Courier-Mail2 weeks ago
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