Winners: Chelyabinsk Picture Quiz

Mar 02

After a great response from a very international public, here are the lucky winners of the NEOShield-2 Chelyabinsk Picture Quiz (click on the image): winners chelyabinsk picture quiz We would like to thank all participants for their engagement! Follow us through our Social Media channels for upcoming contests and news: https://www.facebook.com/NEOShield/ https://twitter.com/NEOShieldTeam Share the project with your friends and help

The greatest danger asteroids pose to us is not from the impact

Feb 27

By Leah Crane, New Scientist Wind kills. The most casualties from an asteroid impact won’t come from the impact itself. The wind, pressure and heat caused by the crash are far more dangerous, no matter where the asteroid hits. Clemens Rumpf at the University of Southampton, UK, and his colleagues have calculated the mortality risk, should an asteroid hit a residential area. They considered asteroids that burn up completely, those that hit the ground, and

NEOShield-2 Event in Nepal, Remembering the Chelyabinsk Event

Feb 20

Reported by Sushil Bhattarai, Kathmandu, Nepal We all are Homo sapiens species. Human beings most relay on one affair with a common voice, “sharing is caring,” and so we care about each other. We successfully completed the task of delivering the world’s biggest technical issue about “Asteroids”. Credit goes to all of school members and international persons who profoundly helped to complete the first NEOShield-2 activity in Nepal. I believe it was a challenging task

Picture Quiz: Chelyabinsk Event Anniversary

Feb 16

UPDATE: The Quiz is over now. Stay tuned for more quizzes and contests!

It’s been 4 years since the Chelyabinsk Event.

And we prepared a picture quiz for you! Chelyabinsk Event Picture Quiz

About the Chelyabinsk Event

On February 15, 2013, an approximately 20m near-Earth asteroid entered Earth’s atmosphere over Russia. With a speed of approximately 60,000 km/h, it quickly became a brilliant superbolide meteor. The explosion