The threat of Centaurs for the Earth

Vienna, Austria (SPX) Oct 10, 2018

The astrophysicists Mattia Galiazzo and Rudolf Dvorak from the University of Vienna, in collaboration with Elizabeth A. Silber (Brown University, USA) investigated the long-term path development of Centaurs (solar system minor bodies which originally have orbits between Jupiter and Neptune).

These researchers have estimated the number of close encounters and impacts with the terrestrial pl
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