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Submission + - How afraid of asteroids should we be?

StartsWithABang writes: If the B612 Foundation had its way, we'd be investing a tremendous amount of resources into asteroid detection and deflection technology. After all, even though the risks of getting killed by an asteroid strike are quite low, the consequences of a major asteroid threat are catastrophically high. But science provides us a way out of this: quantify what the risks actually are! Here is the quantitative, scientific truth about asteroids.
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How afraid of asteroids should we be?

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