Work Set to Begin on Asteroid Hunting ObservatoryâNASA’s New Mission to Protect Earth from Disaster
A new space-based surveyor that will help catalog millions of near-Earth objects is now ready for budgeting and building after passing a rigorous technical review. This year NASA completed its first-ever mission organized entirely for the purpose of planetary defense, when the DART probe slammed into an asteroid to see if it could be redirected […]
In 2019, prospectors found a meteorite in Somalia while looking for opal which has now revealed three never-before-seen minerals that originated off-Earth. Since minerals are a little like recipes, their formation can inform us as to the history of their making, and these are no exception; with scientists positing that they came from the surface […]
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NASA predicted the asteroid impact in Ontario, Canada, with its Scout impact hazard assessment system. The goal of Scout is to track impact hazards to Earth.
A new study suggests the reason we haven’t found intelligent civilizations in the galaxy is that such civilizations might not have survived their Great Filter.
Using a special camera, astronomers have found several new sun-hugging asteroids, including the biggest potentially hazardous asteroid in 8 years.
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