Asteroid Day and NEOShield-2 event in Israel
Our first NEOShield-2 Agent reports from his second event, organised by him at the Israeli Astronomical Society in Israel at Asteroid Day 2016: Hi everybody, I wanted to tell you about my experience from Asteroid Day 2016 (June 30). It all started 2 months ago, after receiving the NEOShield-2 overview presentation and discussing the event with Grig Richters from Asteroid Day, I worked for about a month on my own presentation that contained
Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs
The Milner Centre for Evolution, which focuses on studying some of the fundamental evolutionary questions of biology, looked back over the severity of the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago event and how quickly the mammals recovered.The extinction rates were much higher and more severe than previously believed. New research estimates
NASA discovers a small new asteroid dancing around Earth
NASA announced yesterday that a small asteroid (40-100m diameter) has been discovered in an orbit around our Sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth, just a few lunar distances away. And it’ll stay that way for centuries to come.