Nuclear weapon

February 27, 2016

NASA admits there's 'a chance' that asteroid 2013 TX68 COULD smash into Earth

Humanity is expected to survive its close encounter with a space rock next week – but we’re not out of danger just yet… NASA has dramatically […]
February 21, 2016

Nuke an asteroid? Russian plan may target Apophis

Russia‘s new plan for protecting Earth from potential asteroid strikes has some chilling aspects. Not only would it violate a 49-year-old international treaty, but it involves […]
June 23, 2015

NASA could launch nuclear bombs into space to defend Earth from asteroids

Hollywood may have got it right after all. Nasa and the National Nuclear Security Administration have announced they are now working together on the possibility of […]
December 19, 2012

When the air force wanted to nuke the moon

The American reaction to Sputnik was diverse. Laymen and aerospace professionals alike were divided; some were unthreatened by the Soviet feat while others were fearful, eager […]