Dark comets: the cosmic catastrophic threat to earth

Authors

  • M. Khalil Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt
  • M. Said Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt
  • H. Osman Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt
  • N. Younis Department of English and American studies, University of Vienna, Austria
  • N. Khaled Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt
  • Y. Amr Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt
  • N. A. Mohamed Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt
  • A. Ibrahim Faculty of Engineering, MSA university, Giza, Egypt

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14419/ijaa.v8i1.30740

Published:

2020-07-25

Keywords:

Dark Comets, Unseen Interstellar Objects, Comets Detection.

Abstract

Dark Comets are catastrophic hazardous objects that could hit Earth without warning. There are thousands of such unseen comets buzzing around. Very few of which are known. An overview of the dark comets deadly threat is presented in this paper. Moreover, detection techniques of these invisible objects are discussed.

 

 

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