Guide To Space - How Do We Protect Earth From Asteroids? Part 2: Stopping Them


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Published on Jul 20, 2017.

Once we know where all the dangerous asteroids are, how do we prevent one from hitting Earth?

Read the supporting article from Nancy Atkinson: Welcome back to the second part of our special, 2-part episode on finding and preventing asteroids from hitting Earth. In the first half, which you should totally watch first, we discussed the threat from asteroids, and what observatories and surveys are actively searching for dangerous space rocks.

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