Asteroids and Us: How They’re Detected and Deflected

June 28, 2017

On June 30th, 1908, scientists believe a small asteroid exploded over Tunguska in┬áSiberia, devastating 800 square miles. The destruction was caused by an object entering the earth’s atmosphere at 9 to 19 miles a second and exploding some 6 miles above Tunguska, releasing the equivalent energy of 185 Hiroshima nuclear bombs and flattening trees in […]

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10 Must-See Astronomy Events in 2017

February 9, 2017

Look to the skies for some spectacular celestial events this year. We aren’t just talking about shooting stars, we’re talking about astrological events, from meteor showers to eclipses. Astronomy nerds won’t want to miss these!  

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