Category: Science > Astronomy
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18 Nov 2003 17:19 PST
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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?
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 18 Nov 2003 17:28 PST
Here's NASA's offical site on NEO's -- Near Earth Objects -- such as comets and asteroids: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ and here's a directory listing of other NEO sites, a few with some fairly dramatic (and imaginary) pictures of NEOs colliding with earth: http://groups.msn.com/AstronomySpace/nearearthobjectsneos.msnw Hope this meets your needs. Let me know if I can clarify anything here for you. pafalafa-ga search strategy: nasa asteroid collision
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