Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors in Film and Fiction
A meteor exploded above the Chelyabinsk region in Russia's Ural Mountains today. Very scary stuff. But what frightens us in real life thrills us in fiction, even things that fall from the sky. Near-Earth objects and their potential for disaster stir our imaginations and inspire writers and filmmakers to create fantasies both credible and incredible. Check out these books and DVDs about near-earth objects and their potential for disaster.