In the show The Expanse, people try using a spaceship to direct an asteroid into the sun. Would this even work? The post Let's Do the Physics Of Knocking an Asteroid Into the Sun appeared first on WIRED.
The Arecibo Radio Telescope faces extinction—just like humans, if we can't see the space rocks about to hit us. The post Earth's Best Defense Against Killer Asteroids Needs Cash appeared first on WIRED.
Until asteroid mining companies can actually mine asteroids, they're staying solvent by playing in Earth's orbit. The post Asteroid Mining Sounds Hard, Right? You Don’t Know the Half of It appeared first on WIRED.
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