Asteroids Blog Posts

What the sky would look like if you could see all the asteroids

Here’s a really cool visualization from astronomer Scott Manley that shows what our sky might look like if we could actually see all the asteroids. Asteroids aren’t visible to the naked eye because they’re too small to register but...

Fantasy Race Wallpaper

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by OnlyBackGround on Sep 20, 2014

Live : Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Zipping by Earth on Close-Approach

Slooh will cover NEA 2000 EM26, a "Potentially Hazardous Asteroid", as it makes its closest-approach on Monday, February 17th starting at 6PM PST / 9PM EST / 02:00UTC (2/18)  International times: http://tinyurl.com/NEA2000EM26-LIVE . The live image...
by Geology on Feb 17, 2014

NASA Asteroid Threat Map

All of those horribly inaccurate end-of-days movies don’t seem quite so ridiculous once you let the data represented in this graphic sink in. This graphic was made by NASA and represents the orbit of all of the known asteroids within our own so...
by Inside Ben's Brain on Feb 9, 2014

Nasa Asteroid Threat Map

All of those horribly inaccurate end-of-days movies don’t seem quite so ridiculous once you let the data represented in this graphic sink in. This graphic was made by NASA and represents the orbit of all of the known asteroids within our own so...
by Inside Ben's Brain on Feb 9, 2014

Gold rush in space? Asteroid miners prepare, but eye water first

Meteorites sit on a display table at the Deep Space Industries announcement of plans for the world's first fleet of commercial asteroid-prospecting spacecraft at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, California, January 22, 2013.Credit: Reuters/J...
by Geology on Nov 21, 2013

The Engadget Interview: NASA astrobiologist Dr. David Morrison talks asteroids and the end of the world

Between the recent meteorite strike and our close call with 2012 DA14, we've all been thinking an awful lot about potential impact hazards from the heavens. Thankfully, however, during our visit to NASA Ames last week, much of our fear was put to res...
by Pc Tech World on Feb 16, 2013

Planetary Society Supports OSIRIX-REx Asteroid Naming

Students around the world have the opportunity to suggest names for an asteroid that will be visited by NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft later this decade....
by Galactic Informer on Sep 5, 2012

KT42 asteroid flew yesterday to only 14,000 km above the Earth's surface

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Mars colonization will not happen overnight. But will it happen?

The colonization of the planet Mars will not be a quick process despite movies like Red Planet that displayed a terraforming method that used algae to create oxygen in the atmosphere. That could work, but it would not be a very fast process. With the...
by Securitron GNU/Linux blog. on May 5, 2012

New venture aims to mine near-Earth asteroids

Asteroids have made people nervous for several decades now, ever since scientists declared that a large object from space smashed into the Earth 65 million years ago and put the kibosh on the Age of Dinosaurs. But now some entrepreneurs and tech tyco...
by newelecdeals.com on Apr 24, 2012

Astronomers discovered the asteroid 2012 HM who comes to Earth in April

The recently discovered asteroid 2012 HM neighbor happen to the Earth 1.5 times the distance of the Moon on April 28, reports the Program report Near Earth Objects (NEO) of NASA. The object will pass 576 000 km from Earth at a sufficient distance th...

The threat of asteroid 99942 Apophis

The Russian Academy of Sciences just issued a report suggesting the sooner send a satellite equipped with a beacon to the asteroid 99942 Apophis, considered the most dangerous for the Earth and whose orbit will take you to pass very close to our plan...

SKYVIEW MARCH 31, 2012 COME TOGETHER ASTEROID 2012 EG5 CLOSE CALL TOMORROW

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Scientists propose a 'shield against asteroids' using squadrons of small satellites

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland) have found a more effective method to create a 'shield against asteroids' in space around Earth to avoid impacts on the planet. Currently research is aimed at creating huge-and impracti...

THE ASTEROIDS GALAXY TOUR Out of Frequency

Out of Frequency is the brand new release release from this Danish pop band. As their name might imply, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour are somehow less of a band than they are a many-legged, ever-evolving, constantly moving party machine. Unlike so many o...
by radioSpin on Mar 19, 2012

Milky Way's Black Hole Found Grazing On Asteroids

The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be vaporizing and devouring asteroids, which could explain the frequent flares observed, according to astronomers using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray ObservatoryA new study provides a possible...
by Galactic Informer on Mar 14, 2012

Asteroids 2160

By controlling the cannon to destroy the falling asteroids and meteorites. A new level opens new weapons. In 2160 the land was faced with the threat. Once in the zone of asteroids, the planet was on the brink of disaster.
by GoodGatorGames.com on Feb 4, 2012

Oblivion 2

You are an elite pilot with the most advanced space assault craft. With the ability to adapt upgrades to your ship with ease and the combination tech your upgrades will combine to create the ultimate weapon! It’s you and the enemy… The en...
by GoodGatorGames.com on Jan 12, 2012

The Lost Level: Episode 20

“This week on The Lost Level… Mr. Howlett, who is currently making waves in TV, is unfortunately absent in this news-heavy episode. Hence, it is all up to the fun-tastic trio of G, Chris and Alex to discuss the latest gaming and movie new...
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