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What’s The Best Way To Protect Earth From Incoming Asteroids?
Nuclear explosions, space collisions, or gentle nudges from an ion beam?
How Big Would A Meteorite Have To Be To Wipe Out All Human Life?
Short answer: 60 miles wide, give or take
Infographic: Which Asteroids Are Swinging Closest to Earth?
Perhaps the most unsettling thing about a planet-killing asteroid is that we might never see it coming. But this infographic … Continued
The End of Time is Nigh (in a Cosmic Sense, Anyhow)
The universe has only about 3.7 billion years in which to settle its affairs. At least, that’s the new assertion … Continued
Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Turns Back Doomsday Clock, Gives Us An Extra Minute To Live
Good news everyone! Armageddon has been postponed by another 60 seconds. This morning, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (BAS) moved … Continued
Nearby T Pyxidis Supernova Could Destroy Life on Earth
Doomsdayers and 2012 blog-keepers, take note. Astronomers at this week’s American Astronomical Society meeting revealed that a massive white dwarf … Continued
Gearing Up For a Manned Mission To an Asteroid
The Plymouth Rock project could be a stepping stone to Mars
NASA Scientist to Distraught Dupes: The World Won’t End in 2012
As it turns out, the end is not near after all. While you can’t keep a good doomsday rumor down, … Continued
Canada Hunts for Killer Asteroids
NEOSSat will be the first spacecraft dedicated to identifying potentially dangerous space rocks