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Incredible ‘asteroid deflection shield’ designed by scientists to blast giant … – Mirror.co.uk


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Incredible 'asteroid deflection shield' designed by scientists to blast giant
Mirror.co.uk
An incredible asteroid deflection shield has been designed to blast giant space rocks away from Earth. The amazing cutting-edge plan is designed to save the planet from a catastrophic asteroid strike which experts fear could even wipe out human life.
World Asteroid Day raises awareness of a deadly menaceGizmag
ESA asteroid mission gentler than Nasa's and plans to deflect Earth International Business Times UK
The Tech That'll Save Us From An Apocalyptic Asteroid Looks AwesomeGizmodo
National Post -Express.co.uk -Daily Star
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Posted on 3 July 2015 | 7:12 pm

Here Are Our Options For Stopping A Killer Asteroid – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Here Are Our Options For Stopping A Killer Asteroid
Huffington Post
Massive asteroid heading our way? We have options, apparently. Just how viable they are — well, let's hope we never have to find out. The American Museum of Natural History offers a few ideas to avert catastrophe in a new video, "Deflecting Asteroids.".

Posted on 1 July 2015 | 11:09 pm

Asteroid Day To Raise Awareness For Unidentified Space Threats To Earth | The … – The Weather Channel


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Asteroid Day To Raise Awareness For Unidentified Space Threats To Earth | The
The Weather Channel
Tuesday marked Asteroid Day – a day when scientists hope to raise awareness that we don't know all there is to know in the cosmos. June 30 is a big day in asteroid history because it was on that date in 1908 that the largest impact event in modern

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 11:03 pm

How do you vacuum an asteroid traveling 63000 mph? – PBS NewsHour (blog)


PBS NewsHour (blog)

How do you vacuum an asteroid traveling 63000 mph?
PBS NewsHour (blog)
Today is National Asteroid Day, and to celebrate, we're going to fast forward to 2018, when the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is slated to vacuum up the first asteroid sample ever collected and return the rock dust to Earth. And if all goes as planned, the
Vacuum Test Chamber Prepares Spectrometer for Asteroid EncounterAssembly Magazine
Optical Devices Aim for AsteroidPhotonics.com
OSIRIS-REx mission is one step closer to grabbing asteroid dirtSen (subscription)
Military Technologies
all 7 news articles »

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 10:29 pm

Happy Asteroid Day: We Are Woefully Unprepared! – Newsweek


Newsweek

Happy Asteroid Day: We Are Woefully Unprepared!
Newsweek
The American Museum of Natural History has released a video titled “Deflecting Asteroids,” embedded below, to mark the first Asteroid Day this June 30. The designated day was created to give the public yet another apocalyptic scenario to sit
Scientists worldwide mark first annual Asteroid Day with stark warningsAl Jazeera America
On Asteroid Day, raising awareness that Earth could get hit againCBS News
Scientists around the world wish you a Happy Asteroid DayExtremeTech
Mirror.co.uk -The Guardian -TIME
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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 10:12 pm

Asteroid-bound spacecraft gets its first scientific instrument – Engadget


Engadget

Asteroid-bound spacecraft gets its first scientific instrument
Engadget
NASA has begun attaching scientific instruments to the OSIRIS-REx probe, just over a year before it starts making its way to asteroid Bennu. The first instrument to arrive at Lockheed Martin's HQ is Arizona State University's microwave-sized device
Million-mile journey to an asteroid begins for ASU-built instrumentPhys.Org
First Instrument Delivered for NASA's Upcoming Asteroid Sample Return MissionPR Newswire (press release)
First instrument delivered for NASA's asteroid missionZee News
NY City News
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Posted on 27 June 2015 | 8:41 pm

Do We Need “Asteroid Day”? – Sky & Telescope


International Business Times

Do We Need “Asteroid Day”?
Sky & Telescope
This is the premise behind Asteroid Day, a private initiative backed by well-known science communicators, celebrities, astronauts, and scientists that calls for a "rapid hundred-fold acceleration of the discovery and tracking of Near-Earth Asteroids to
Global Asteroid Day events and webcasts set for June 30Astronomy Now Online
NASA Destroying Asteroids With Nuclear Missiles, Monitoring Russian Satellites International Business Times
Meteor Gonna Asteroid that 'could end human life' is heading for EarthLoop 21 (press release) (blog)
International Business Times UK -Space Ref (press release) -Techworm
all 15 news articles »

Posted on 26 June 2015 | 1:46 pm

How NASA will save the world from giant, killer asteroids – CNN


CNN

How NASA will save the world from giant, killer asteroids
CNN
Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland (CNN) It may sound like a science fiction movie, but in a small conference room at the Goddard Space Flight Center, a tight-knit group of top NASA scientists is coming up with new ways to protect our planet from
Agencies, Hoping to Deflect Comets and Asteroids, Step Up Earth DefenseNew York Times
PICTURED: Shocking number of asteroids that could HIT Earth that NASA knows Express.co.uk
Intl space NGO launches Find an Asteroid 2015GMA News
ZME Science
all 35 news articles »

Posted on 17 June 2015 | 7:49 pm

Asteroid Day tries to save life as we know it – The Guardian


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Asteroid Day tries to save life as we know it
The Guardian
Asteroid impacts are one of the few threats we can quantify,” Lord Rees said. “Every 10 million years or so, a body a few kilometres across will hit the Earth, causing global catastrophe – there are a few chances in a million that this is how we will
Brian May aims to help save world from asteroid attack which could wipe out Mirror.co.uk
Queen's Brian May among stars backing Asteroid DayDaily Mail
Brian May campaigns to defend against asteroid attackWashington Post

all 24 news articles »

Posted on 14 June 2015 | 12:13 pm

‘Asteroid impact will destroy civilisation this September’ claim conspiracy … – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

'Asteroid impact will destroy civilisation this September' claim conspiracy
Mirror.co.uk
Conspiracy theorists are predicting a cataclysmic climate event which will destroy civilisation – in just three months' time. End-of-time predictors on various blogs and websites have come up with the period between September 22-28 as the likely time
ASTEROID EXCLUSIVE: NASA warns of TOWER BLOCK-sized asteroid Express.co.uk
Nasa forced to address radical claims a giant asteroid will soon destroy humanityDaily Mail
Major Asteroid Impact To Spell End Of The World In September? Not So Fast Tech Times
The Inquisitr -Metro -WEEI.com
all 66 news articles »

Posted on 7 June 2015 | 3:11 pm

Asteroid – Bing News

Dazzling Video Shows What The Night Sky Would Look Like If You Could See Every Asteroid

If you think asteroids are rare, it’s only because they’re so small and dark and hard to see. An eye-opening new video (above) shows what the night sky would look like if we could see the near-Earth asteroids astronomers have discovered — it’s quite a swarm.

Posted on 4 July 2015 | 11:31 am

Virtual reality and smartwatches should hook up

I’m sitting down in the middle of an asteroid belt. And I forgot where my controller was. Somewhere off to the left of me, I think. My hand’s fumbling over papers, I think I knocked over a can of soda. That gamepad has to be around…but I’m blind.

Posted on 4 July 2015 | 10:17 am

Deadly Asteroid Search Should Be Accelerated For Earth’s Sake, Scientists Say

Deadly asteroids can hit the earth anytime and scientists, astronauts and experts are calling out for a faster action on the issue, in order to protect the Earth. The call was made on Tuesday during the Asteroid Day, where a series of talks and debates …

Posted on 3 July 2015 | 11:28 am

Happy Asteroid Day: 5 Facts You Need To Know About Asteroids

(Photo : Getty Images /Handout) In celebration of the first Asteroid Day on June 30, scientists took part in a discussion about the capability of the Earth to defend itself against the potential danger of a major asteroid. In celebration of the first …

Posted on 1 July 2015 | 8:26 am

Happy Asteroid Day: We Are Woefully Unprepared!

The American Museum of Natural History has released a video titled “Deflecting Asteroids,” embedded below, to mark the first Asteroid Day. The designated day was created to give the public yet another apocalyptic scenario to sit uncomfortably at the …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 3:20 pm

How do you vacuum an asteroid traveling 63,000 mph?

Today is National Asteroid Day, and to celebrate, we’re going to fast forward to 2018, when the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is slated to vacuum up the first asteroid sample ever collected and return the rock dust to Earth. And if all goes as planned, the …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 12:33 pm

Asteroid Day 2015: Experts Call For Acceleration In Efforts To Detect, Track Near-Earth Asteroids

Despite what the 1998 Hollywood movie “Armageddon” showed, countering the potential threat posed to Earth by asteroids is not a job Bruce Willis can do on his own. Realizing this, a team of scientists, technologists, astronomers and artists have signed a …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 4:56 am

Today is the first official Asteroid Day (co-founded by Dr. Brian May, Queen guitarist and astrophysicist!)

A large asteroid hitting the Earth might be a low-probability event, at least in the near future (over longer periods of time, it’s pretty much a certainty), but the damage done could be so high that we have to take it seriously. To help bring awareness to …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 1:00 am

Asteroid Day Today, 30th June – Let’s Find These Rocks And Deflect Them

Today, 30th June is asteroid day, to raise awareness of the searches astronomers do to detect and eventually deflect asteroids. This is your chance also to actually do something about them by signing the 100x petition (which has been signed by many famous …

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 1:00 am

Asteroid Day seeks to protect us from near-Earth threats

(CNN)Imagine this: It’s early morning in 1908 as a man sits at a trading post in Vanavara, Siberia, when he is suddenly launched into the air by a powerful force that creates an effect that makes him think his shirt has caught fire. That was how the impact …

Posted on 27 June 2015 | 10:00 pm



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