joi, 4 februarie 2010

X-shaped space object baffles astronomers

An X-shaped object whizzing through space at 17,700km/h is believed to be the debris left behind after two asteroids collided.
Scientists believe the object — nicknamed P/2010 A2 — is from the same cluster of space rocks that killed off the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago. Full story:

Earth Not Properly Protected from Asteroids... NASA: Giant Ribbon at the Edge of the Solar System: Mystery Solved?... Discovery News: Mystery Object Behaves Both Like a Comet and Asteroid... NASA's Wise Eye Gets Ready To Survey the Whole Sky... NASA: Dawn now permanently in asteroid belt:
* The ESA-NASA Ulysses Probe and Planet X / Nibiru... European Space Agency - Planet X - Follow The Money:
* Californian Congressman for Planet X Forsight... As Planet X approaches our galaxy, its gravitational pull will interact with these NEOs in potentially disastrous ways for our planet.
The Sky is Falling: the deadly threat posed by Near Earth Objects and what we can do about it
By Rep. Dana Rohrabacher: