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Could the solution to our growing space junk problem be to add more space junk? Gurudas Ganguli and his colleagues at the US Naval Research Laboratory have conjured up an ingenious and radical idea that involves releasing a giant cloud of tungsten dust, which would then cover the earth and act as a kind of vacuum for space junk. More details of the inventive idea can be found here: How Heavy Metal Dust Could End Our Space Junk Odyssey

Could the solution to our growing space junk problem be to add more space junk? Gurudas Ganguli and his colleagues at the US Naval Research Laboratory have conjured up an ingenious and radical idea that involves releasing a giant cloud of tungsten dust, which would then cover the earth and act as a kind of vacuum for space junk. More details of the inventive idea can be found here: How Heavy Metal Dust Could End Our Space Junk Odyssey