In February, a speeding asteroid slammed into our atmosphere and exploded high over Russia’s Ural region, injuring hundreds and causing millions of euros of damage. What should we do if we have a similar – or even bigger – strike in the future?
Part of the difficulty of studying asteroids is that they just won't keep still. NASA's current dawn mission to study Vesta, for instance, has taken eight years so far and cost $360 million even before it launched.
Since Gottlieb Daimler, in a flash of genius, attached a gas engine to a wooden bike in 1885, the motorcycle hasn’t changed that much: it’s still basically a motorized bike.