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The lonely existence of asteroids and comets

by Mark Weakland

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comets,
  • Asteroids,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Mark Weakland
    SeriesSport illustrated kids. sports training zone
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB651 .W396 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25005386M
    ISBN 109781429675468, 9781429679879
    LC Control Number2011033563

    Impact!: the threat of comets and asteroids User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Earth may not need a plan to counter an alien invasion, but its inhabitants would be wise to determine the extent of a more likely threat from outer space: the untold numbers of comets and asteroids.   In particular, note Zubrin and Wagner, the planet would be a convenient local supplier for mining operations in one of the solar system's most resource-rich neighborhoods: the "Main Belt" of asteroids between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The vast economic potential of asteroids and other extraterrestrial bodies is the subject of Mining the Sky.

    The difference between the composition of asteroids and comets is likely due to how and where they were born, wrote Britt Scharringhausen, a professor of astronomy at Beloit College in : Tim Childers. Comets, I said, are large "dirty snowballs," balls of ices and dust, and they travel around the Sun in wide, looping paths, or orbits. The most famous, I said, was Halley's comet, which loops around the Sun every seventy-six years. Traveling all the way to a place beyond Neptune, the lonely comet .

      At this very moment, celestial forces prowl the Universe and threaten man’s very existence. They’re asteroids and comets–and they’ve left their imprint on planet Earth, literally. talked with Starkey about the evolving definitions of comets and asteroids, how a comet might have sparked modern civilization, the lucrative prospects of space mining, and whether we're Author: Chelsea Gohd.


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