Oct 08, 2010 10:10 PM GMT
This animation tracks the discovery of new asteroids from 1980 - 2010. Things go nuts starting in the late 90s, so be patient. Also I recommend turning your speakers on and watching on a full screen.
paulflexes saidThe reason it starts to go nuts in the late 90s is because of the Hubble space telescope and other advanced tracking devices. The asteroids were always there.