Science / Astrology / Asteroids: Small planets (planetoids) or pieces of planets, most of which are found in the Asteroid Belt, that part of space between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Astrological researchers are currently interested in five asteroids: Ceres, Juno, Pallas (Pallas Athena), Vesta and the recently descovered (1977) Chiron.
Entertainment / Video Games / Hyperspace: Popularized in Asteroids (1980), causes you ship to disappear and reappear in a random location. Useful to escape dangerous situations, but can sometimes put you in a far worse predicament. Death on r MORE