These tiny chunks of space debris that orbit the Earth could be a real threat.

Meteors are a real threat to life on Earth; you just ask the dinosaurs — that’s what totally wiped out their existence from the planet’s surface. Scientists wonder if a meteor the size of the one that killed the dinosaurs could be a threat to us. Luckily, there are a lot of Sci-Fi novels and movies that provide all the tactics involved to deal with such a threat; Bruce Willis would sacrifice his life for us. No worries. But here’s the catch: huge size meteors are a threat in Sci-Fi movies, but the real threat out there in space are micrometeorites — tiny chunks of space debris orbiting Earth. How will Mr. Willis blow ‘em up?

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Tiny Threats In Orbit



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Written by: Nana Kwadwo, Sun, Apr 21, 2019.


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