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Deflecting an Asteroid Threat

Movies like to portray the ultimate defense against an asteroid threatening life on planet Earth as a nuclear weapon tipped missile. This makes little sense. We think of our Inter Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) as being long range because they are compared to most of our other weapon systems. But in the sense of interplanetary […]

How to Prevent Against Asteroid Threat

There has been a lot of recent discussion about the threat to Earth from asteroid impact and what we can do to prevent it. Some of the methodology is obvious: Design a scalable plan – The plan should has to be designed with a clear understanding that it will change over time. It must be […]