For Curtin University astronomer Hadrien Devillepoix, helping prevent Armageddon is all in a day’s work.
- In 2018, a 1.5-metre rock broke up in Earth’s atmosphere and plummeted into the Kalahari Desert
- Scientists didn’t know exactly where it came from
- Today, an international team that included Australians announced its origin
“I’m sure most people remember the movie Armageddon If a really big asteroid came towards you, it really comes down to how much warning time we have,” he said.