Get ready for Asteroid Day

Asteroid 21-07-2006

Asteroid 21-07-2006 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

That’s right, do not put appointments on your agenda for June, 30th 2016.

It will be the second Asteroid Day and the people who read this blog should know how much important for everybody it is. What? Haven’t ever heard about it? Well, shame on you. 🙂

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Hunting down a meteor

This image was selected as a picture of the we...

This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Malay Wikipedia for the 44th week, 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Imagine a meteor, or a comet, tumbling its way thru our solar system, almost invisible against the darkness of space. A mass bigger than a mountain, moving at tens of thousands of kilometers for hour. Let’s say that this piece of rock is mainly composed by iron ore and silicates. Then imagine what kind of damage this meteor could do if its trajectory put it too near our planet.

Do you remeber the dinosaurus?

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