What books are available on the topics of asteroids and the impact hazard?

  • The End of the Dinosaurs, by Charles Frankel, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999.
  • Rain of Iron and Ice, by John Lewis, Addison-Wesley, 1996.
  • Mining the Sky, by John Lewis, Addison-Wesley, 1996.
  • Comet and Asteroid Impacts on a Populated Earth, by John Lewis, Academic Press, 2000.
  • Comets, Creators and Destroyers,by David Levy, Touchstone (a division of Simon & Schuster), 1998.
  • Rogue Asteroids and Doomsday Comets, by Duncan Steele, Wiley 1995

These are more technical but very good:

  • Asteroids II, Edited by Tom Gehrels, Univ. of Arizona Press, 1989.
  • Asteroids III, Edited by W. Bottke et al., Univ. of Arizona Press, 2002.
  • Hazards Due to Comets and Asteroids,Edited by Tom Gehrels, Univ. of Arizona Press, 1994.