In this episode of “Scientists Rock”, experts and Asteroid Day supporters tell the story of how Asteroid Day began.
Scientists Rock – a seven-part Asteroid Day series. The video series highlights the origins of Asteroid Day and the importance of asteroid detection, deflection, asteroid characterization, and having an emergency response plan. Each episode is different and gives insight to why asteroid awareness is critical. Asteroid Day supporters featured in the series include: Brian May, Rusty Schweickart, Peter Gabriel, Lord Martin Rees, Debbie Lewis, Mark Boslough, Ed Lu, Bill Nye, Patrick Michel, Lynne Jones, and Carolyn Shoemaker. Neil deGrasse Tyson narrate the series.