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New computer simulation reveals grislier extinction for dinosaurs

Illustration of asteroid hitting Earth. Image: muratart/Shutterstock A new computer simulation investigating the extinction of the dinosaurs has found that it wasn't dust and cold that killed the dinosaurs, but sulphuric acid and extreme cold. ... Silicon Republic, 2 days ago

The asteroid hunter

At 16, he is the youngest Indian astronomer to have discovered asteroids over the last two years. Aryan Mishra made headlines when he won the All India Asteroid Search Campaign and he now aspires to become the first youngster to land on Mars. He ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 days ago

Astronomers say Arizona becoming hub for asteroid exploration

Lindy Elkins-Tanton took the helm of Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration in 2014 and put in a bid for the school to lead a NASA mission. This month, NASA chose ASU to lead that $450-million Discovery mission to the ...
 Tucson.com3 days ago

'Big chill' after asteroid strike likely killed dinosaurs, suggests study

BERLIN: The well known asteroid impact resulted in long-lasting cooling on the Earth, which may have contributed to the sudden extinction of the land-living dinosaurs 66 million years ago, a new study suggests. Death of the dinosaurs started the ...
 Economic Times4 days ago The Natural History Museum Launch Their New Exhibition Age Of The Dinosaur  ITechPost4 days ago It became cold. I mean, really cold: Global t...  Dotemirates.com5 days ago Big chill after asteroid strike likely killed dinosaurs  Chandigarh Tribune3 days ago

Skyfall strategy: White House preps planet for asteroid hit scenarios

A conceptual photo of what a space solar plant might look like. (Credit: SPS-ALPHA concept and visualization provided courtesy John C. Mankins / Mankins Space Technology, Inc.) There is no doubt big-time troublemakers lurk out there in the ...
 Salon4 days ago

Asteroids Crack Multiplayer

It's the year 2415. The Earth Space Centre, formed by all the nations of the world, has detected a huge asteroids field. Just outside our solar system. Most of these asteroids will not hit earth, but some will. The future of human kind is at stake.
 ZDNet4 days ago

Earth\\'s collision with astronomical bodies!

An asteroid estimated to be around 35 to 120 feet in diameter, flew close by our earth in early January. It passed by at a distance of about half the distance of the Moon from the Earth. In the unimaginably limitless and infinite span of the sky in ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh5 days ago Asteroid just flew by Earth and we barely saw it coming  Digital Journal6 days ago Asteroid's Close Brush With Earth: Is The Planet Ready For Incoming Space Rocks?  Tech Times1 week ago Massive asteroid 2017 AG13 flew by Earth, within half the distance that the moon is  Tech21 week ago
SpaceFlight Insider

NASA delays contract awards for asteroid mission spacecraft

The Asteroid Redirect Vehicle, part of NASA's Asteroid Initiative concept, is shown traveling to lunar orbit using its solar electric propulsion system in this artist's concept. Image Credit: NASA NASA is delaying contracts and other awards for ...
 SpaceFlight Insider1 day ago Space News: NASA Delays Contract Awards for Asteroid Redirect Mission Amid Budget Uncertainty  ExecutiveBiz4 days ago Asteroid missions face delays and restructuring  Space News6 days ago NASA Asteroid Missions Face Delays and Restructuring  Linked Local Network4 days ago

Luxembourg Hopes to Lead World in Asteroid Mining

In November 2016, Luxembourg passed a law that stated that anything asteroid miners obtain fromspace is the property oftheir corporation, rather thanof their nation. The US has a similar law, butit only applies toAmerican citizens, while ...
 Sputnik1 week ago

New White House Strategy Preps Earth for Asteroid Hit Scenarios

There is no doubt big-time troublemakers lurk out there in the cosmos. We know that blitzkrieging asteroids and comets can make for a bad day here on Earth because our planet has been on the receiving end of many long-ago scurrilous intruders, and ...
 Scientific American5 days ago
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