Why Asteroids are important to Earth’s Future prospects for Interstellar Travel

On February 15, 2013, the Earth survived an expected near-miss with asteroid 367943 Duende. What most people didn’t expect was for another asteroid to also come so close as to produce visible effect over Russia. Russian dashcams unexpectedly captured footage of the 19-m wide Chelyabinsk superbolide explosion in our upper atmosphere. In Astronomy and Geology […]