PRESS RELEASE: UNITED NATIONS PROCLAIMS JUNE 30 AS INTERNATIONAL ASTEROID DAY

Dec 07
UNITED NATIONS PROCLAIMS JUNE 30 AS INTERNATIONAL ASTEROID DAY NEW YORK, NEW YORK (December 07, 2016) — The founders of Asteroid Day announced today that the United Nations General Assembly has officially recognized the annual event, declaring “30 June International Asteroid Day to observe each year at the international level the anniversary of the Tunguska impact over Siberia, Russia, on 30 June 1908 and to raise public awareness about the asteroid impact hazard.” The UN

Presseerklärung: DIE VEREINTEN NATIONEN ERKLÄREN DEN 30. JUNI OFFIZIELL ALS INTERNATIONALEN ASTEROIDEN TAG

Dec 07
  DIE VEREINIGTEN NATIONEN ERKLÄREN DEN 30. JUNI OFFIZIELL ALS INTERNATIONALEN ASTEROIDEN TAG New York, New York (7. Dezember 2016) ‒ Die Gründer von Asteroid Day verkünden heute die offizielle Anerkennung des jährlichen internationalen Asteroiden Tag am 30. Juni durch die Generalversammlung der Vereinten Nationen. Der 30. Juni wurde von den Vereinten Nationen zum Internationalen Asteroiden Tag erklärt um auf internationaler Ebene dem Jahrestag des Tunguska-Einschlags in 1908 in Sibirien (Russland) zu gedenken und die

Smallest Asteroid Ever!

Dec 05
6 foot Asteroid “2015TC25” is the smallest Asteroid ever studied Image Credits: NAU/Lowell Observatory/Discovery Channel Telescope “This is the first time we have optical, infrared and radar data on such a small asteroid, which is essentially a meteoroid,” Vishnu Reddy, of the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. The team found the asteroid to have quite a few chances of hitting the Earth in near future. The asteroid also rotates every 2 minutes, the

Stephen Hawking says Asteroids are a Major Threat

Nov 25
Renowned Physicist Prof. Stephen Hawking spoke in a video made by our Partners Asteroid Day, a global movement dedicated to protecting our species and raising awareness about Asteroid threats, co-founded by Brian May and Grigorij Richters. Professor Stephen Hawking said: “One of the major threats to intelligent life in our universe is the high probability of an asteroid colliding with inhabited planets.” Asteroid Day’s movement is a wake-up call to humanity, urging scientists, politicians and the