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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