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By Al Grauer on December 10, 2017 in

Hot to identify the spacerock?

By Richard B. Drumm on November 26, 2016 in

There are 15000 asteroid near earth. Are day dangerous? Check it out at #365DaysOfAstro

By Emily Lakdawalla on October 6, 2009 in

Date: October 6, 2009 Title: Crashing to Ground: Anniversary of the Impact of 2008 TC3 Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: Planetary Society Description: A year ago today was the first time ever that a celestial object was discovered before it was to crash into Earth. 2008 TC3 was discovered by a telescope in Arizona and tracked […]

By Cameron Hummels on April 27, 2009 in

Date: April 27, 2009 Title: Will the World End in 2012? Podcaster: Cameron Hummels Organization: Columbia University Astronomy: Description: An increasing number of people believe that December 21, 2012, will mark the end of the world. Proponents of this idea cite diverse astronomical reasons for an imminent apocalypse: the end of the Mayan long-count […]

By Kenneth Renshaw on February 8, 2009 in

Date: February 8, 2009 Title: The Paragould Meteorite of 1930 Podcaster: Kenneth Renshaw Organizations: NASA/JPL’s Solar System Ambassador program, Saturn Observation Campaign Description: Although much astronomical research is done by looking at things far away, some is performed here on Earth with meteorites that unexpectedly provide us with rock specimens from millions of miles away.  […]