Title: #Scientists have warned that the #world is not prepared for a future #asteroid #strike, and measures need to be taken now.
Subject: Disaster preparedness, asteroids impact on Earth.
Source: BBC, full page: (LINK). via Instagram.
Code: [ R ]
15 DEC: Scientists have warned that the world is not prepared for a future asteroid strike, and measures need to be taken now. With an asteroid impact commonly believed to have been the cause of extinction for the dinosaurs, the possible result of any large strike in the future could be catastrophic. But what can we really do about it, and is it possible to blast an asteroid out of the sky? Researchers have been meeting at a conference in San Francisco to discuss the possible threats and solutions. Dr Cathy Plesko, a research scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, told BBC News about two of the plans under consideration. More here: bbc.in/stoppinganasteroid Still images: NASA / ESA #asteroid #comet #space #nasa #esa #earth #science #bbcshorts #bbcnews @bbcnews
Keywords: Research; Space; Asteroids; Near Earth Objects.