Chris Talpas, who is the librarian at RASC Hamilton Centre will give a talk on: The Impact Threat from Near Earth Objects Chris Talpas will be presenting the talk in the Royal Canadian Legion in Waterdown. Near Earth Objects which include asteroids and comets can cross Earth’s orbital path and potentially collide with our planet. The talk will highlight a number of past impacts, discuss the frequency of these events as well as the search efforts underway to discover and track them. Finally a number of options will be presented to avert significant impacts.
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- Tour April’s Sky: Critters on the March March 31, 2015The stars of northern winter linger in the west as celestial bears, a lion, and a snake climb in the east. Meanwhile, Jupiter and Venus sparkle overhead. The post Tour April’s Sky: Critters on the March appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
- Partial Solar eclipse on March 20, 2015 March 31, 2015The post Partial Solar eclipse on March 20, 2015 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
- Tour April’s Sky: Critters on the March March 31, 2015
- Stunning Photo of Volcanic Lightning at Volcán de Colima in Mexico March 31, 2015The Colima volcano in Mexico is active again, and has been spewing out large plumes of ash nearly 3 kilometers into the air. Astrophotographer César Cantú captured this spectacular picture of lightning slicing through the cloud of ash. How can lightning strike in an ash cloud? Through friction, particles of the ash can charge each […]Nancy Atkinson
- Seeking Ceres: Following the Brave New World Through 2015 March 31, 2015A little world is making big headlines in 2015. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around 1 Ceres on March 6th, 2015, gaving us the first stunning images of the ~900 kilometre diameter world. But whether you refer to Ceres as a dwarf planet, minor planet, or the king of the asteroid belt, this corner of […]David Dickinson
- Carnival of Space #398-399 March 31, 2015This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at his Next Big Future blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #399 (...)Read the rest of Carnival of Space #398-399 (89 words) © susie for Universe Today, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: Carnival of Space Feed enhanced by Better Feed […]Susie Murph
- Don’t Blink! April 4th Lunar Eclipse Shortest of the Century March 31, 2015Get ready for one awesome total lunar eclipse early Saturday morning April 4th. For the third time in less than a year, the Moon dips into Earth’s shadow, its dazzling white globe turning sunset red right before your eyes. All eclipses are not-to-miss events, but Saturday’s totality will be the shortest in a century. Brief but […]Bob King
- Will Space Play in the 2016 US Election? March 30, 2015It might be only March of 2015, but the race (slog?) is on to be the next president of the United States. Only 589 days to go! It’s a race that some believe will cost the nation upwards of five billion dollars; that’s about 7.5 Mars missions for those of you out there counting. The […]Morgan Rehnberg
- Stunning Photo of Volcanic Lightning at Volcán de Colima in Mexico March 31, 2015