January 25, 2024

The urgent search for near-Earth asteroids.

An astronomer in Europe discovered an asteroid last weekend only hours before it burned up in the atmosphere near Berlin.

Lunar Asteroid Illustration of Kamo'oalewa asteroid accompanying Earth and the Moon in solar orbit.
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An astronomer in Europe discovered an asteroid last weekend only hours before it burned up in the atmosphere near Berlin. University of Arizona planetary scientist Carson Fuls describes hunting for asteroids in southern Arizona and how a citizen science project can aid in the search.

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Arizona Science 1/26/24 The urgent search for near-Earth asteroids.

This episode is supported by the The Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
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