Detecting Lots of #Asteroids With A Vintage Camera – A PHASTT demonstration

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending some...

24th Oct
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Win a telescope while helping PHASTT find potentially hazardous space rocks!

Our Indiegogo campaigns could really use a boost! So we’ve come up...

19th Oct
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400m asteroid discovered with 1-in-63000 chance of hitting Earth in 2032!

Today, while looking at the Toronto Star, I came across the following...

17th Oct
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Chunky Chelyabinsk ‘Captured.’ Cool. Chebarkul…

Today, a pretty big piece of Chelyabinsk meteorite was pulled from the...

16th Oct
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Asteroid near hit could have been another Chelyabinsk

Cut to the chase… http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/09/30/russian-asteroid-near-mis_n_4016412.html I just returned from a workshop on...

10th Oct
Asteroid Vesta as imaged by the Dawn spacecraft. NASA

PHASTT Asteroid Characterization Site in Spain

I have the good fortune of being in Spain right now to...

06th Oct
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Hazardous Asteroids on Indiegogo

It has been an exciting week even though we haven’t seen too...

04th Oct
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The odds of dying by asteroid impact

What are the odds of dying by asteroid impact? That’s a good...

03rd Oct
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Asteroids ‘Whizzing’ By Earth…

It seems that near-Earth space is a pretty busy place. Asteroids whizzing...

02nd Oct
Asteroids ‘Whizzing’ By Earth…

PHASTT Asteroid Search Project Update

Well, we’re a few days into the project and it’s time for...

30th Sep
Size distribution of discovered NEA. Note how few smaller objects have been discovered. Most of the objects greater than 1km have been discovered while only about 20% of those larger than 100m have been found. Only a small fraction of those smaller than 100m have been found. Image credit: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/stats/
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