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Large asteroid colliding with Earth ‘probable this century’ – video

Posted By admin On March 24, 2013 @ 8:55 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

London Guardian [1]
March 24, 2013

Physicist and former Nasa astronaut, Dr. Ed Lu, discusses the possible threat that near-Earth asteroids pose to our planet.

Lu claims there is a 30% chance of a five mega tonne impact happening this century. He says technologies exist that may prevent impacts to Earth, but without years of advance notice there would be ‘no option’.

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