1. Physicists propose a new method for defending the Earth against cosmic impacts  Phys.org
  2. You Can Blow Up an Asteroid Just a few Months Before it Hits Earth and Prevent 99% of the Damage  Universe Today
  3. 8 Massive Asteroids, Some Larger Than Statue of Unity, Are Heading Towards Our Planet | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com  The Weather Channel
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In February of 2013, skywatchers around the world turned their attention toward asteroid 2012 DA14, a cosmic rock about 150 feet (50 meters) in diameter that was going to fly closer to Earth than the ...

Physicists propose a new method for defending the Earth against cosmic impacts

It will check how far it is possible to deflect an incoming asteroid | Science & technologyIt will check how far it is possible to deflect an incoming asteroid

An exploration of Earth’s defences will launch next month | The Economist

What if an asteroid heads right for us and we don't have enough advance warning to deflect it? Could we just blow it up? A new study says "probably."What if an asteroid heads right for us and we don't have enough advance warning to deflect it? Could we just blow it up? A new study says "probably."

You Can Blow Up an Asteroid Just a few Months Before it Hits Earth and Prevent 99% of the Damage - Universe Today

When we say massive, we mean the asteroids will likely lie between a size range of 140-380 meters. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.comWhen we say massive, we mean the asteroids will likely lie between a size range of 140-380 meters. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

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A new approach could mitigate the most damaging effects of an imminent asteroid or comet strike—or ensure many threatening objects never get close to striking Earth in the first placeA new approach could mitigate the most damaging effects of an imminent asteroid or comet strike—or ensure many threatening objects never get close to striking Earth in the first place

Planetary Defense Is Good--but Is Planetary Offense Better? - Scientific American

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