Scientists want to destroy a binary asteroid system to study how to deflect an Earth-shattering asteroid. As scientists continue to call for climate change countermeasures, they’ve also now brought another apocalyptic threat back to our attention. More than 100 scientists recently published a letter supporting a joint NASA/ESA mission to study how we might deflect an asteroid on a collision
An asteroid that bears a striking resemblance to a skull is set to pass Earth again next year, having last done so on Halloween in 2015. Called 2015 TB145, the asteroid is about 625 to 700 meters (2,050-2,300 feet) across, and rotates once every three hours. It swung past our planet on October 31, 2015, at a distance of 486,000 kilometers (302,000
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