Fire in the Sky : Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth

Author: Gordon L. Dillow

Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio

This “accessible and always entertaining” (Booklist) combination of history, pop science, and in-depth reporting offers a fascinating account of the asteroids that hit Earth long ago and those streaming toward us now, as well as how prepared we are against asteroid-caused catastrophe.One of these days, warns Gordon Dillow, the Earth will be hit by a comet or asteroid of potentially catastrophic size. The only question is when. In the meantime, we need to get much better at finding objects hurtling our way, and if they’re large enough to penetrate the atmosphere without burning up, figure out what to do about them. We owe many of science’s most important discoveries to the famed Meteor Crater...

Language

English


Duration

08h19min


Published

June 4, 2019


Size

700 MB

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Fire in the Sky : Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth
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