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Europe and US are Going to Try and Deflect an Asteroid

The ESA and NASA are getting closer to mounting the AIDA mission, which will will test the effectiveness of asteroid…

2 months ago

Finding Aliens May Be Even Easier Than Previously Thought

Thanks to breakthroughs like Breakthrough Starshot, it may be easier to find extra-terrestrial intelligence, by looking for signs of laser…

3 years ago

NASA’s KaBOOM Experimental Asteroid Radar Aims to Thwart Earth’s Kaboom

Over the past month, about a half dozen rather large asteroids have careened nearby our home planet and in one…

7 years 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…

7 years ago

How to Deflect an Asteroid with Today’s Technology

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart is among an international group of people championing the need for the human race to…

9 years ago