News tagged with asteroid threats

Physicists blast model asteroids with a laser

A large team of Russian researchers from Rosatom, joined by three MIPT physicists, has modeled the impact of a nuclear explosion on an Earth-threatening asteroid. They manufactured miniature asteroids and blasted them with ...

dateMar 14, 2018 in General Physics
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Getting ready for near-Earth asteroids

( —With a mandate from the UN, ESA and other space agencies from around the world are about to establish a high-level group to help coordinate global response should a threatening asteroid ever be found heading ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Space Exploration
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