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9/23/2003

Asteroid on Collision Course with Earth?!

Filed under: — Posted by the Fantasist during the Hour of the Hare which is terribly early in the morning.
The moon is Waning Crescent

Well, not really, but it’s an eye-grabber, isn’t it?

According to this article on the BBC, there’s actually less than a 1% chance that an asteroid will hit us in the year 2014. Well, they’re monitoring it anyway.
Still, the article has some interesting info on what they track, and why, and how they classify threats from space rocks. Really, it’s a good article.

Go Read It!

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