Deflecting Incoming Asteroids with Paintballs - Universe Today
An artist’s rendering of the asteroid Apophis. Credit: ESA What would be a way to deflect asteroid Apophis if it gets a little too close for comfort in 2029 or 2036? Pew-pew it with 5 tons of white paintballs. Not only would the multiple mini impacts bump the asteroid off course, but the white paint … Continue reading "Deflecting Incoming Asteroids with Paintballs"