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Asteroids

Not to worry anyone, but tomorrow, an asteroid is headed our way. According to astronomers, there is no danger of it hitting the planet, but it will actually end up being closer to us than any asteroid ever observed. NASA estimates that at about 2:24 EST, Asteroid 2012 DA14, as it has been named, will [...]

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Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the risk of space debris in our earth’s atmosphere. Well, according to NASA’s scientists, two asteroids are going to streak by today, within the moon’s distance of Earth. One, which actually already passed by at 5:50 am EST, was estimated to be between 32 and 65 [...]

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It’s unlikely to happen — some say we’ll never see it, some say it’s inevitable and right around the corner. Either way — if a comet does in fact hit the United States and, more specifically, Manhattan, it is expected to cause $1 trillion in damage and 3.2 million deaths. This is according to Risk [...]

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