Asteroids

Resources

Asteroid approaching Earth

Could We Stop an Asteroid?

If an asteroid were to hit the Earth it could be disastrous. Here are some ways we could protect ourselves.
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Could We Stop an Asteroid?

Screen capture from the video “Dealing With Asteroids and Other Space Hazards”

Dealing with Asteroids and Other Space Hazards

Find out how asteroids, space debris, and cosmic radiation can be dangerous, and how to monitor them and protect ourselves from these space hazards.
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Dealing with Asteroids and Other Space Hazards

Daedulus crater on the Moon

Impact Craters

Learn about how craters are formed and about some of Canada's impact craters.
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Impact Craters

Asteroids

Where Can We Find Asteroids and Comets?

This backgrounder explains the difference between planets, dwarf planets and small solar system bodies, such as asteroids and comets.
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Where Can We Find Asteroids and Comets?