Fwd = BBC Space Online Update: Asteroids and Aliens
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Originally from: Space Online <space.online@...>
Original Subject: Space Online Update: Asteroids and Aliens
Original Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 12:12:28 +0100
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By popular demand, our SPACE chatroom is now open on Mondays and Wednesdays
from 9pm till 10pm. To join in tonight's discussion, you can log on at:
To get a flavour of what might be under discussion, you can browse through
our message boards at
***Save the World from Space Invaders!***
Test your reflexes with our online version of this classic game. Be warned
- it's addictive!
Last Sunday's episode of SPACE talked about the threat posed to the Earth by
asteroids and comets - but they've also played an important role in the
lives of the planets. You can uncover the secrets of the Solar System in our
exclusive online videos:
Follow a comet, as these space snowballs streak across the Solar System:
Explore the asteroid belt - the junkyard of the planets:
***This Week in SPACE - Sunday 5th August, 2030-2100***
Black holes are the Universe's ultimate monsters, sucking everything into
their super-dense centres. There are an estimated ten million of these
cosmic killers in our galaxy and once created they never die. What are the
chances of Earth having a fatal encounter?
And don't forget...
***3D Tour of the Solar System***
Take a holiday in the stars with our interactive 3D tour of the Solar
But watch out for those asteroids!
The Space Online Team
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