Here’s a great talk given by our friend Phil Plait at a TED event, TEDxBoulder, about how an asteroid might one day give us Earthlings a really bad day. But he’s got good news, too: We have a space program!
Nancy Atkinson is currently Universe Today’s Contributing Editor. Previously she served as UT’s Senior Editor and lead writer, and has worked with Astronomy Cast and 365 Days of Astronomy. Nancy is the author of the new book “Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos.” She is also a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.