The telescope specialized in detecting asteroids in trajectory with risk of impact with the Earth 24 hours a day

Near-Earth Object Surveyor (NEO Surveyor) moves to the next phase of mission development after a successful mission review, to have a NASA telescope specializing in discovering and characterizing most potentially dangerous asteroids and comets that are 45 million kilometers from Earth’s orbit,. NEO After completing the goal of discovering 90 percent of all NEOs over … Read more

It is discovered that the Earth was bombarded ten times more than previously believed by asteroids the size of cities

On average every 15 million years between 2.5 and 3.5 billion years ago, the early Earth had asteroid collisions equivalent to those that extinguished the dinosaurs. This translates into a number of impacts ten times higher than what had been previously calculated . This is what a new study presented at the Goldschmidt geochemistry conference … Read more