Fun Will An Asteroid Destroy Us One Day?

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  1. duzit

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    From Wikipedia:

    Asteroid Day (also known as International Asteroid Day) is an annual global event that aims to raise awareness aboutasteroids and what can be done to protect the Earth, its families, communities, and future generations. Asteroid Day is held on the anniversary of the June 30, 1908 Siberian Tunguska event, the most harmful known asteroid-related event on Earth in recent history.The United Nations has proclaimed that Asteroid Day will be observed globally on June 30 every year in its resolution.

    These are some additional interesting places for more info:

    NASA Celebrates International Asteroid Day with Special Broadcast
    https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-celebrates-international-asteroid-day-with-special-broadcast

    United Nations News Centre - On Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat.
    http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57092

    the Guardian
    https://www.theguardian.com/science...bout-peaceful-global-scientific-collaboration
     
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    ART - Asteroids.png

    Plot of orbits of known potentially hazardous asteroids - over 140 metres in size - and passing within 7.6 million kilometres of Earth's orbit as of early 2013.
     
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    I do sometimes worry that there will be a day in the future where we remember the day an asteroid hit us.

    That is one future history that we could all do without! :emoji_head_bandage:



     
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