Saturday, January 12, 2008

"Comet/Asteroid Impact Hazards"

We are living in a relatively risky time for potential collisions between our fair blue planet and comets and asteroids that
cross our orbit, according to astronomers Napier and Clube, authors of Cosmic Winter (1990).

Spectacular environmental and ecological catastrophes resulting from infall of near-Earth objects (NEOs) have occurred repeatedly in the past and will occur again...

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