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Scientists propose an asteroid nuke mission to save earth from potential destruction

Scientists propose an asteroid nuke mission to save earth from potential destruction

Some might say it’s paranoid to think about an asteroid hitting Earth and wiping us out. But the history of life on Earth shows at least 5 major extinctions. And at least one of them, about 65 million years ago, was caused by an asteroid.

Good news everyone! There are fewer deadly undiscovered asteroid than we thought

Good news everyone! There are fewer deadly undiscovered asteroid than we thought

Beyond Earth’s orbit, there are innumerable comets and asteroids that are collectively known as Near-Earth Objects. On occasion, some of these objects will cross Earth’s orbit; and every so often, one will pass too close to Earth and impact on its surface.