“Impact Threat Rising” –World’s Astronomers Confirm 15,000 Near-Earth Asteroids

    The number of know asteroids approaching Earth has grown rapidly since the count reached 10,000 only three years ago. Near-Earth objects, or NEOs, are asteroids or comets with sizes ranging from meters to tens of kilometers whose orbits come close to ours, meaning they could hit our planet. The discovered NEOs are part … Continue reading “Impact Threat Rising” –World’s Astronomers Confirm 15,000 Near-Earth Asteroids