mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)
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Falling Sky Update

As I said back on September 26, If you're anything like me, you probably wake up in the middle of the night worried that an Earth-killer asteroid will be discovered that very morning, and that there'll be nothing the human race can do about it since we haven't bothered to prepare.

Well...

An asteroid was spotted heading toward Earth on Sunday night, and it hit the atmosphere about twenty-five minutes ago.

So, if there was ever a time to contact your congressman about funding a Near Earth Object watch, it would be now.

(And oh yeah, I think the Dow Jones did something today as well.)
Tags: science, space
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