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What would happen if an asteroid hit the Earth?
By using asteroids from the formation of the solar system and a few calculation using Kepler and Newton's laws it's possible to work out the age of the sun.
A vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more.
Play with an asteroids size, density, angle and speed and simulate what difference it makes to the impact.
NASA information on Toutatis, an asteroid which passed very close to our planet in 2000.
Site giving information about the solar system, including individual planets, comets, asteroids and meteorites.
The reason behind why all the planets rotate in the same direction.
Good introduction to NASA's program dedicated to monitoring possible asteroid collisions. Basic knowledge of Solar System assumed. An informative, well-presented, well-focused site.
A UK centre looking for asteroids and near earth objects that could impact the Earth.
Extensive overview of our solar system, covering history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of planets, moons, asteroids in our solar system, with many links.
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