Skip to comments.Attack of the asteroids: New [April] video shows where they hit and when
Posted on 06/08/2014 2:52:20 PM PDT by BenLurkin
The asteroid explosions were recorded by the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, which has an array of infrasonic microphones scattered throughout the world. The microphones are used to monitor man-made nuclear explosions, but they also pick up nature-made asteroid explosions as well.
"As far as we know, all these explosions were asteroids, though it is possible some were small comets (but unlikely)," Peter Brown of the University of Western Ontario, who first reported the asteroid explosion data in a paper published in Nature last year, wrote via email. The video is based on information in his report.
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The Mayans predicted this!
Would we be setting up the means for some “wag the comet” events with such a space-monitoring system for tracking commets, meteors, etc.? Wouldn’t a politician love to say, “I misu have more power in order to save the planet becaus it’s possible the planet might be hit (by a commet identified by a science team funded by the federal government which used to do climate change studies?
Anyone hasn’t posted since 2003 so I’d say there’s a good chance he or she isn’t checking his or her ping list.
But, I’d like to respond to “wag the asteroid”, if I may. You may be correct. Nothing would surprise me these days.