Bryan Thompson http://whqr.org en Tracking Dangerous Asteroids From A Backyard In Kan. http://whqr.org/post/tracking-dangerous-asteroids-backyard-kan Meteors enter Earth's atmosphere every day, with most burning up before they reach the ground. But asteroids, which are larger than meteors, have the potential to cause some damage, and there's a man in Kansas who's tracking these chunks of space rock — in his own backyard, using a telescope he made himself.<p>The small shed behind Gary Hug's house in the prairie hills 12 miles south of Topeka looks like an ordinary storage shed. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 09:43:00 +0000 Bryan Thompson 18446 at http://whqr.org Tracking Dangerous Asteroids From A Backyard In Kan.