Sunday, May 9, 2021
There is currently no technology on Earth that could stop a massive asteroid from wiping out Europe, according to a simulations carried out by leading space agencies.The week-long exercise led by Nasa concluded that catastrophe would be unavoidable, even given six months to...
Space agencies around the world took part in a NASA simulation of an asteroid-impact scenario. The participating experts learned about a fictitious asteroid's trajectory and had to react. In the exercise, they couldn't stop it from hitting Europe,...
The impact that wiped out the dinosaurs would probably have killed you too — unless you were in the exact right place and had made the exact right plans.Let’s say for a moment you want to camp alongside the dinosaurs....
NASA is reportedly about to undergo a simulation called “tabletop exercise” during the week of April 26th, where members of NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) will all participate in a simulation involving an asteroid impact scenario.According to the report, The exercise is...
In the early morning of June 30, 1908, a massive explosion flattened entire forests in a remote region of Eastern Siberia along the Tunguska River. Curiously, the explosion left no crater, creating a mystery that has puzzled scientists ever...
A meteor streaked through the night sky over Vermont on Sunday (March 7), creating a spectacular light show and causing Earth-shaking booms as it burned through the atmosphere.The meteor's explosive passage through the atmosphere released the equivalent of 440...
Amateur astronomers are in for a treat tonight (March 5) because the asteroid's flyby will be broadcast live over the internet. Apophis is racing around the Sun on a trajectory that will bring it exceptionally close to our planet in just...
An asteroid given the tag 2020 XU6 is gearing up for a near Earth approach. The space rock is hurtling through the solar system, and will come near Earth in the coming weeks. 2020 XU6 is a staggering 213...
You might want to mark your calender on March 21, 2021 because at around 11:03 a.m. ET a gigantic asteroid, 231937 (2001 FO32), is going to go skimming by Earth at a speed of about 21 miles per second.Why, yes,...
After all of the weirdness that we have witnessed over the past year, it just wouldn’t feel right if something strange didn’t happen on Inauguration Day.  And right on cue, NASA is telling us that six asteroids will make...

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