Asteroids, Meteors and Meteorites

Our top links about those pesky, but potential valuable space rocks.

1. Infrasound meteor detection Rated: 4/5 by physics.org users

Infrasound meteor detection

A page discussing the use of infrasound to detect meteors that enter the earth's atmosphere.

2. Asteroid Hunters Rated: 5/5 by physics.org users

Asteroid Hunters

An article looking at how astronomers are detecting asteroids that come near Earth and what we can do to them if they look like they are going to hit us.

3. Four fun ways to ward off an imminent asteroid apocalypse Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

Four fun ways to ward off an imminent asteroid apocalypse

Four ways to deflect an asteroid if it was heading towards us.

4. Meteorites Rated: 4/5 by physics.org users

Meteorites

A great resource from the Natural History Museum covering how people find meteorites, how they study them and why meteorites are important for telling us where we came from.

5. Impact: Earth! Rated: 3/5 by physics.org users

Impact: Earth!

Design your own meteorite, fire it at the Earth and see the impact it has. Lots of fun!



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