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2012-08-12 23:02:22

Austrian physicist finds dire warning to humanity in “universal language” from extraterrestrials in Billy Meier´s information Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 With Russia now seriously regarding Apophis as a highly probable threat to Earth in 2036, a physicist´s startling new discovery may add to the certainty that extraterrestrials are urging us to take immediate action to deflect it. The Torino Scale - Red Alert Many scientists, from Carl Sagan, whose novel...

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2005-04-12 18:34:45

Goal is to assuage public's concerns about a potential doomsday collision CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Astronomers led by an MIT professor have revised the scale used to assess the threat of asteroids and comets colliding with Earth to better communicate those risks with the public. The overall goal is to provide easy-to-understand information to assuage concerns about a potential doomsday collision with our planet. The Torino scale, a risk-assessment system similar to the Richter scale used for...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Near-Earth Object -- Near-Earth Objects (NEO) are asteroids, comets and large meteoroids whose orbit intersects Earth's orbit and which may therefore pose a collision danger. Due to their size and proximity, NEO's are also more easily accessible for spacecraft from Earth and are important for future scientific investigation and commercial development. In fact, some near-Earth asteroids can be reached with much less ΔV (change in velocity) than the Moon. In the United States, NASA...

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