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By Bob Valen 

Asteroids and winter 2022-23

 

Last updated 10/5/2022 at 5:06am



Wondering why NASA sent a car-sized satellite to crash into an asteroid? Let’s take a look and see why.

An “impact event” is when an astronomical object, like an asteroid, causes measurable effects on impact. When an asteroid hits Earth, depending on its size, it will, and they have, caused measurable results to many things, including the weather. Earth is regularly hit by meteoroids, the...



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