Friday, 14 October 2011

Bad Astronomy at TED

The highly entertaining Phil Plait gives a talk to TEDx about asteroid impacts on the Earth, and how we may be able to avoid them.

From the 6 mile wide rock which may have wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago to the smaller, more recent, Meteor Crater and Tunguska impacts the Earth has been under continuous bombardment from space.

How can we escape the next big one? Phil Plait explains...

TEDxBOULDER - Phil Plait - An Asteroid Impact Can Ruin Your Whole Day. And Your Species

Visit Phil's award winning blog at Bad Astronomy.

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