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Q: comets ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: comets
Category: Science > Astronomy
Asked by: orty8-ga
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Posted: 18 Nov 2003 17:19 PST
Expires: 18 Dec 2003 17:19 PST
Question ID: 278026
Where can I learn about the potential impact of a comet hitting the
earth, and what scientists are doing to prevent that?
Subject: Re: comets
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 18 Nov 2003 17:28 PST
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Here's NASA's offical site on NEO's -- Near Earth Objects -- such as
comets and asteroids:

and here's a directory listing of other NEO sites, a few with some
fairly dramatic (and imaginary) pictures of NEOs colliding with earth:

Hope this meets your needs.  Let me know if I can clarify anything here for you.


search strategy:  nasa asteroid collision
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