Category: astrophysics

Light Up The Sky: Man Made Meteor Shower Planned

The skies over Japan will light up with a spectacular display of shooting stars in 2019. Do we know this because scientists have studied the astronomical and atmospheric conditions? Nope. We know this because the meteor shower is a planned, staged, man-made event. A Japanese company called Star-ALE has developed the technological ability to create …

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How Many Asteroids Narrowly Avoid Hitting Earth on a Regular Basis?

It’s not a very comforting thought, but the fact of the matter is that we aren’t alone in the universe. No, I don’t mean aliens — think asteroids! These gigantic rocks fly by our planet on a regular basis, but exactly how close are they getting to wiping out all of humanity? A new diagram has been released …

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