Asteroid Day Expert Panel

Asteroid 2013 TX68

Asteroid 2013 TX68 800 378 Asteroid Day

Scientists from NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena CA announced in February that a thirty meter sized near-Earth asteroid, tagged 2013 TX68, would pass…

Gorman students tap entrepreneurial spirit to develop disaster relief idea

Gorman students tap entrepreneurial spirit to develop disaster relief idea 599 397 Asteroid Day

The following article appeared in Review Journal on January 22, 2016. Written by Jan Hogan. Excerpt: More than 1,400 student entrepreneurs set out to develop ideas that would have a global…

What created the many elliptical Carolina Bay landform depressions and what caused the Younger Dryas cooling period 12,900 years ago?

What created the many elliptical Carolina Bay landform depressions and what caused the Younger Dryas cooling period 12,900 years ago? 1200 628 Asteroid Day

Dr Mark Boslough answers user submitted Questions. First question: What created the many elliptical Carolina Bay landform depressions? There are thousands of enigmatic oval-shaped depressions in the Atlantic Coastal Plain,…

How would you propose to survey and track all NEO of the size of Tunguska?

How would you propose to survey and track all NEO of the size of Tunguska? 968 590 Asteroid Day

QUESTION FROM ALASDAIR TAYLOR How would you propose to survey and track all NEO of the size of Tunguska? I mean 25th abs magnitude is faint and I can believe that…

An impact from Apophis has been effectively ruled out in 2029, but what about 2036 or later, is there still a threat, I’m worried?

An impact from Apophis has been effectively ruled out in 2029, but what about 2036 or later, is there still a threat, I’m worried? 968 590 Asteroid Day

QUESTION FROM ROBIN KNOWLES An impact from Apophis has been effectively ruled out in 2029, but what about 2036 or later, is there still a threat, I’m worried?   ANSWER…