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Earth Doesn't Really Have Any Protections In Place From Asteroids

Earth Doesn't Really Have Any Protections In Place From Asteroids

&& It’s the stuff of science fiction: Scientists discover that an asteroid is heading for Earth , and we don’t have any measures in place to prevent the space rock from hitting us. But this scenario is actually more plausible than many people ... Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
New way to deflect asteroids in the offing Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Meet 'Bernardbowen'- the new minor planet

In a major development, a team of scientists have officially named a minor planet as 'Bernardbowen' that sits in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.The minor planet was discovered on October 28, 1991, and until now has been known as (6196) 1991 UO4, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Scientists Lobbying To Restore Pluto As A Planet  Huffington Post6 days ago Shows at planetarium to be more fascinating  Deccan Herald2 months 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 Standard2 months ago 'Big chill' after asteroid strike likely killed dinosaurs  Business Standard2 months 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 Standard2 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 ...
 Prokerala1 month 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 ...
 Prokerala2 months 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 ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Here is what might have caused the death of land-living dinosaurs?  Business Standard2 months ago

Does Mars have rings? Not right now, but maybe one day

Researchers have developed a model that suggests that debris that was pushed into space from an asteroid or other body slamming into Mars around 4.3 billion years ago and alternates between becoming a planetary ring and clumping up to form a moon.
 Science Daily1 week ago Mars may have had a ring once, and may get one again in the future  Tech26 days ago
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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 India2 months ago

Man arrested at White House gate claimed Trump telepathy link

A Virginia man charged with making a bomb threat at a White House gate claimed to be communicating with President Donald Trump telepathically and said the bomb he had claimed to have was actually an asteroid, according to court documents filed on Monday.
 DNA1 week ago
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