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The new exhibition ‘AstrónomAs’ focuses on women who have dedicated their nights and days to the study of astronomy.

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Exhibitions
AstrónomAs

The new exhibition ‘AstrónomAs’ focuses on women who have dedicated their nights and days to the study of astronomy.

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CA
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GL

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DART and ASI’s LICIACube at Didymos System
Researcher Toni Santana-Ros collaborates with the DART mission to deflect an asteroid from its orbit
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NASA
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CA

Bits of interplanetary dust and rock hit Earth all the time. Most of these are harmless and burn up in our planet’s atmosphere. Occasionally, some bigger objects make it through, causing local damage or, in extreme cases, massive devastation. But with the right technology and knowledge of asteroids’ orbits, scientists can anticipate and prevent an impact by defecting an asteroid just enough to avoid a collision.