Watching Out for Asteroids Heading for Earth
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Russian Spies, Miss America Makeover, Asteroids on Collision Course
Episode: Russian Spies, Miss America Makeover, Asteroids on Collision Course
- Jul 23, 2018 9:00 pm
- 21:56 mins
Guest: Michael B. Lund, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Vanderbilt University Try not to lose any sleep over this, but there are more than 1,600 asteroids on orbit patterns that could someday collide with Earth and cause major damage. To keep a closer eye on them, scientists are building a special telescope in Chile.