Meteoroids, asteroids, comets and other space debris and their likelihood of impact with Earth is the subject of this book. The effects of such collisions in the past, present and future, and the significance of outcome and what is being done to spot the dangers is also discussed.
What's the likelihood of the impact on earth of debris from outer space? Even near misses can change our climate, while a major impact could be catastrophic, equivalent to that which caused the disappearance of the dinosaurs and the rise of mammalian mastery of the planet. In this fascinating survey of the great collisions and the dangerous close passes of recent and prehistoric times, you'll find detailed chronicles of the effect on our earth of comets, meteors, meteorites, meteor storms, shooting stars, cosmic famous fireballs, UFOs, and other phenomena.
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