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Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future

Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future 1385 779 Asteroid Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4A7BEFjqo7c Head of the European Space Agency Dr. Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future in this clip from Asteroid Day LIVE. This is part of a…

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,…

Asteroids IV – The New Asteroid “Bible” Reviewed

Asteroids IV – The New Asteroid “Bible” Reviewed 150 150 Asteroid Day

In the world of planetary science, the University of Arizona Press has a long heritage of publishing incredibly valuable academic volumes on a wide array of topics. The publisher’s “Space…

The five greatest balls of fire over Earth

The five greatest balls of fire over Earth 1200 628 Asteroid Day

We live on a moving target in a cosmic firing range. Each day, the Earth is bombarded by about a hundred tonnes of space debris. It may sound alarming, but…

Inside NASA’s Planetary Defense Office

Inside NASA’s Planetary Defense Office 150 150 Asteroid Day

https://soundcloud.com/scifri/inside-nasas-planetary-defense-office There are thousands of asteroids and comets that orbit the sun, traveling in the same cosmic neighborhood as the Earth. But what happens if one of these space rocks…