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More on Asteroids. Pay Attention!

This is a fascinating subject, as least to me, as this now is my third blog on the subject.   A first page article in the September 10 issue of The Wall Street Journal stated, "New Clues Emerge of Dinosaurs' Final Day." The huge creatures weren't the only living things being wiped out: three-quarters of…
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The End of the Earth? It’s Possible!

That was the most sensational headline I could come up with. However, an article in the August issue of Scientific American explains that an asteroid named Bennu poses just such a possibility. Bennu is large enough, about a third of a mile in diameter, to do enough damage to essentially destroy civilization as we know…
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