luni, 30 august 2010

Our terrifyingly crowded solar system: New video reveals just how many asteroids are out there

- It's not just our country that's a little over-crowded - our whole solar system is too.
A fascinating colour-coded video illustrates how we have become increasingly aware of the number of asteroids flying close to Earth as telescopes improve. Full story:

- Double meteorite strike 'caused dinosaur extinction'... The dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago by at least two meteorite impacts, rather than a single strike, a new study suggests. Full story:


Another Flash on Jupiter!...

CBS News: Jupiter Hit by Large Object, NASA Says... Californian Congressman for Planet X Forsight - The Sky is Falling... Stephen Hawking: "Asteroid Impacts Biggest Threat to Intelligent Life in the Galaxy... Military Hush-Up: Incoming Space Rocks Now Classified... EXPERTS CALL FOR GLOBAL NETWORK TO PREVENT ASTEROID DISASTERS...