Asteroids

Three asteroid impacts that shook humanity

The devastation caused by the Tuguska impact

It’s World Asteroid Day today so it wouldn’t be right to talk about anything other than asteroid impacts and their potential for the total annihilation of the human race. Asteroids come into contact with the Earth at a rate of around 25 per year but the majority are small enough that they burn up in […]

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NASA looks into using nukes to destroy asteroids

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NASA has revealed it is looking into the possibility of using nuclear blasts to destroy potentially threatening asteroids. The US space agency has begun working with the National Nuclear Security Administration to work out how best to identify and destroy the dinosaur busting space rocks. The ‘New York Times’ reported how the agencies have run […]

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