Asteroid Day


Well I didn’t see it.  Well it was briefly in my scope but the gap in the clouds was so short that I didn’t get a chance to confirm which of the faint white dots was the one.  Oh well.  That’s astronomy.

But what a day.  The Urals meteorite was incredible and an amazing cosmic coincidence.  Really demonstrated the way the cosmos reaches out and gives us a shake sometimes.  A future blog post on the full story will follow.

BBC world News impact

Cosmic Jumper. Me on the BBC.

I was fortunate to be able to give an interview for BBC World News alongside Cosmologist Marcus Chown.  Hope you enjoy it and no comments about my jumper!


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Daddy, Hubby, Teacher and when ever I get the chance Astronomer.
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1 Response to Asteroid Day

  1. rthepotter says:

    It was extraordinary to have that second missile – talk about catching everyone looking the other way. Scary, too.

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