KNAU and Arizona News
Wed April 17, 2013
Planetary Defense Conference Looks at Fallout from Near Earth Objects
What would you do if someone told you an asteroid was hurtling towards Earth?
A group of scientists from around the world are converging this week on Flagstaff to attend the Planetary Defense Conference, where they will discuss - and plan - for that very possibility. Arizona Public Radio's Janice Baker spoke with Dr. David Trilling, a Northern Arizona University Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy about NEO's - Near Earth Objects - and their impact.