New Asteroid Day website and Asteroids IV book review

Posted by Korey Haynes
on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Our friends at the Asteroid Day project have a brand new website loaded with resources for those interested in space rocks. And it will be the premier site for anything you’d like to know about pushing forward research on Near-Earth Objects, which we need to do. Of course planetary scientists know about the biggest NEOs, and they have now catalogued more than 9,000 such objects smaller than 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) in diameter. But the work needs to continue to keep Earth’s future safe.

Asteroids IV tells you everything you need to know about space rocks from more than 100 scientists.

Further, you can read a review of the new asteroid “bible” that has just been published, Asteroids IV, from the University of Arizona Press. This invaluable book summarizes the greatest knowledge we now have about space rocks from more than 100 scientists.

Check out the new Asteroid Day web page here:

And you can read my review of Asteroids IV.

Get involved, and help to keep our future safe!

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