Dangerous asteroids and an Earth-trojan, by Josep Manel Carrasco

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ICCUB-IEEC’s researcher Josep Manel Carrasco gave an interview at the radio programme “La República Santboiana” (Ràdio Sant Boi) on February 2nd, where he discussed various astronomical news.

The astronomer is a frequent collaborator of this radio programme and he has contributed numerously to it since he started the collaboration in 2015.

In this issue, Josep Manel explains what are the so-called “potentially dangerous” asteroids and its possible effects on Earth. He also discusses the news of the discovery of the second Earth-Trojan asteroid (2020 XL5) in a paper led by the researcher Toni Santana-Ros of the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona.


Listen to the full programme here.

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