Apophis, an asteroid with an estimated diameter of almost three football fields (270m), will make its close approach to Earth this week. Slooh Space Camera will cover its near-approach on January......
There is some good news and some bad news for doomsday pundits. The chances of asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2036 have been reduced, but a new impact possibility of the same asteroid has......
A space expert has suggested setting up a system, on the lines of the tsunami warning system, to give advance information about asteroids approaching very close to the earth.Though the chances of a......
People speak for apophis
Q. Which one of the following is a spacecraft?(a)-Spitzer (b)-Cassini (c)-Apophis (d)-TecSar Prince Deva: A.more
Q. What was the name of an Egyptian King ? Prince Deva: A. The term pharaoh ultimately derives from a compound word represented as pr-`3, used only in larger phrases like smr pr-`3 'Courtier of the High...... more
Q. DO U KNOW?A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected NASA's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with Earth, a German newspaper reported Tuesday, after spotting the boffins had miscalculated. Go TO WEB FOR DETAILS.http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080415/sc_afp/spaceastronomygermany_080415214429 Radhakrishnan : A. The German teenager in question is Nico Marquardt. He used the findings of a telescope belonging to the Institute of Astrophysics in Potsdam (AIP)...... more
Q. Shoot "Apophis" a dangerous astroid likely to hit the earth planet to anihilation - suggest best plan to handle it and win $50,000 prize award from Planetary Society. Are you winning ? Anantharaman : A. aMERICA AND RUSSIA ARE TRYING TO BUILD A MISSILE ROCKET WHICH MAY TAKE UPTO 5 YEARS TO REACH THE APOPHIS.THE MISSION IS TO HIT THE APOPHIS SO HARD...... more
Q. How and when do you think will the human race end? A Kumar: A. Not sure when....but, most common assessments by scientists: a) Super Tsunami below the Atlantic - due to the Cumbre Vieja Volcano, and huge fault...... more