Amazing Asteroids and Armageddon
by Ian Griffin
Asteroids are sometimes thought of as being relatively mundane objects, inhabiting the region between Mars and Jupiter in our solar system. But in recent years we have discovered some amazing things about these objects. Ian describes why asteroids are fascinating, and why they may actually help solve some of the problems we face today on earth.
This was filmed as part of SCITELL for the 2013 ScienceTeller festival in conjunction with the Centre for Science Communication.
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