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Here's a link:
http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/space/01/07/killer.asteroid/index.html

Here's the scary part:

"What particularly troubles Peiser is that scientists only first spotted 2001 YB5 in early December. What if it had been heading on a collision course?

"That's not enough time for any initiatives for deflection. If we had 20 or 30 years' time, then we could develop a technology to deflect an object. With our current lacked of preparedness, we are helpless," he said."

Yikes!

orangeblood
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