asteroid deflection

We Already Have the Technology to Save Earth From a “Don’t Look Up” Comet or Asteroid

What if a 10 km (6.5 mile)-wide asteroid was on a bee-line towards Earth, with an impending, calamitous impact just…

5 months ago

If you Want to Move an Asteroid, you Need the Right Kind of Nuclear Explosion

A new collaborative study has shown that nuclear explosions could be used to deflect asteroids, protecting Earth from cataclysmic impacts.

1 year ago

European Asteroid Smasher Could Bolster Planetary Defense

Planetary Defense is a concept very few people heard of or took seriously - that is until last week’s humongous…

9 years ago

An Elegant Proposal for Near Earth Asteroid Deflection

Although the chances of an asteroid hitting Earth appear to be small for any given year, the consequences of such…

14 years ago