If any asteroids or meteorites hit our planet every day, what would happen?
Can such a crime be prevented from coming? Because if meteorites or comets hit the Earth, it could cause a great catastrophe.
Many meteorites, comets and asteroids are floating in the universe. They are uncontrollable and they break down when any planet comes into the realm of gravity. Such a collision can bring huge devastation.
Our earth saw one of its evidence in 1908 in Tunguska of Siberia. When a mean planet was destroyed before it collided with the earth. Because of this, a small ball of 100 meters large fire was formed. 8 million trees were destroyed after it got hit.
To save such a catastrophe, many scientists from the world have gathered They are looking for ways to deal with an esteroid by hitting the earth.
Search in the forests of Botswana
A similar team recently went to African countries Botswana. This team has been active in the jungles for five consecutive days. These scientists were looking for a special thing between the thorn bushes and the thick layer of grass.
They had roughly an idea of â€‹â€‹where they were to find them in 200 square kilometers. But, the pieces of that asteroid were very small. That was why it was difficult to find. Do anybody know that those pieces of asteroids are buried somewhere? Or fly in the air?
Then suddenly the eyes of the scientists fell on a black, dusty stone. It was not our land. It came from outside.
A month ago, a team of astronomers had predicted that an asteroid would come from Earth and hit it at the same place. Its name was kept 2018 LA. It was at night in the forests of Botswana. It was burnt in the atmosphere of the earth and its fragments were scattered.
A piece of the asteroid found a point of astronomers. And in our history this was the only second time that scientists saw an asteroid in space and then found its fragments on earth.
- Will the rocks cut into space?
- The place from where the earth came
Will people have to be easy to inform?
The team who searched this piece hopes that with the help of telescopes one day people can be warned against such incident.
If the danger is serious, if a comet or meteorite collide with a large size, then this warning will save the world from the great catastrophe.
When these asteroids named 2018 LA were floating in space, it was seen by the binoculars of the institution called Catalina Sky Survey. These projects are being run with the help of NASA.
The asteroids also saw the telescope of Atlas i.e. Asteroid Terrestrial Impact Last Alert System.
The Atlas System is of the American University of Hawaii. It is a system of telescopes whose purpose is to warn against large meteorites or asteroids coming towards the Earth.
The Atlas system is founded by John Tonery, an astronomer. The motivation for establishing this system was from those discussions that it was said that the possibility of collision with a meteorite or a comet is very small. It may happen once in a thousand thousand two thousand years.
Only then was 1 person's life
Tonari says, "I was surprised by these things, people used to make such claims with great determination, whereas the most recent incident of any asteroids collapsed from our planet about 100 years ago."
Tonari's sign was on the burning of asteroid in Tunguska, Siberia. In which more than 8 crores trees were destroyed. It was a deserted terrain.
Think, if those asteroids burn in the atmosphere above a large population area then? We are only imagining that how big a catastrophe will be. However, in 1908 only one person was killed in the Siberia incident.
Under Toner's Atlas System, two telescopes have been installed so far. Both are in the United States of America.
Although Tonari is very soon to have a telescope in South Africa, so that the South of the southern hemisphere can be monitored even above the sky. Soon, money will also be raised to install a fourth telescope.
When the Atlas system starts working fully, Tonari expects that we will get information of any potential hazards already. We will get so much time that we can remove people from the potential hitting place.
With the help of the Asteroid pieces found in Botswana, today we believe that such a threat can be accurately measured from the Atlas system. It is a great achievement to accurately predict which place where this asteroid will hit 2018 LA. Because, it was only a small piece of rock, only two meters.
- No more crackers on meteorite
How Atlas Systems Will Work
University of Southampton University researcher Clemence Rumph says that 'Atlas system is a very good initiative. Everyday, no one esteroid is saved from our eyes. '
All the skies around the earth are filled with such insolent rocks. The work of atlas is to find pieces that can become a threat to our planet.
John Tonery told that his team had tracked 2018 LAs out of a million pieces with only one night's monitoring. There is continuous fireworks in the sky. Meteorites keep burning. Comets float. The stars burn and collide among themselves.
Of these, ten or twenty is outside the scope of the Atlas system monitoring. These are all dangerous, it is not necessary. If an asteroid appears to grow towards the Earth, then the atlas binoculars warn. This warning is put on the Atlas website.
This warning is read even in the astronomer working in institutions like NASA or the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union. This lets them know about the danger coming soon. Then they start monitoring the asteroid coming towards the Earth. And astronomers start to guess even where they can collide on the earth.
Clemens Rumph says that some large size asteroids float in the Sun's orbit regularly. Maybe they fall in the way of the earth or do not fall. It is easy to predict the collision or non-collision of such asteroids.
- Will humans also be able to see the next century?
- 'Dead' Lake Karakul where the boat can not run
How can humans be saved?
But, every astronomical rock is good, it can not be said. Many are also roaming in a loud orbit. They can come and attack the earth suddenly. Systems like Atlas can prove to be effective in protecting people from such hazards.
Alessandra Springman of Arizona University says that if a meteorite arrives in the radar's grip, then you can estimate the danger to the Earth. It can be estimated that how dangerous it will be after entering our Earth environment. The larger the size of any asteroid, the more dangerous it will be.
But, if there is such a comet, meteorite or asteroids, which is going to be a threat to thousands of people, what will happen? What would happen if there was a possibility of a lot of such garbage falling on the ground that the earth's climate had a long-term effect?
Broadly, suppose that we will find such an asteroid in advance. We will get some time to avoid this.
Alessandra Springman says that to avoid such asteroid, a space shuttle can be sent on its side, which will collide with it in the space itself. Or change his way. If time is short, then no bomb can be thrown on this asteroid.
If, if we could keep such a danger away from the Earth, its credit would go to those scientists, who would tell us how big a meteoroid body is and how fast it is moving towards the earth. And what a big danger it is to us.
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