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Carnival of Space 661

May 28, 2020 | Brian Wang

 

The Carnival of Space 661 is up at Universe Today. Universe Today – Trump Signed an Executive Order Allowing Mining of the Moon and Asteroids. On April 6th, the Trump administration took things a step further by signing an executive …    

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Asteroid Bennu Has a Chance for Gigaton Impact Around 2175-2199

February 13, 2020 | Brian Wang

 

The Palermo Technical Impact Hazard Scale for asteroids is a logarithmic scale used by astronomers to rate the potential hazard of impact of a near-earth object (NEO). It combines two types of data—probability of impact and estimated kinetic yield—into a …

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Carnival of Space 639 – 75 Temporary Moons Should Be Detected Over the Next Ten Years

November 27, 2019 | Brian Wang

 

The Carnival of Space 639 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Could Find More of Earth's Transient Moons. Earth also has a population of what are known as "transient Moons". These are a …

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