Accidents and asteroids
We didn’t notice it was going to be asteroid day until yesterday, but by coincidence, today is all about asteroids.
Here’s something on an attempt to experiment with moving asteroids around.
Here’s something on the end of the dinosaurs, a good reason to want to move asteroids around.
Here’s an FAQ about the computer thing I get excited about at the end of this episode.
Here’s a short video on asteroids.
Here’s a site about “Asteroid day,” the holiday we didn’t know we were celebrating.
Here’s a bit about the Tunguska event, another good reason to want to nudge asteroids into different orbits.
Here’s a page on the NEAR Shoemaker mission, the first landing on an asteroid.
And here’s a bit on OSIRIS-Rex, NASA’s mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth.