marți, 7 decembrie 2010

A Week's Warning of Asteroid Strike Would Be Simple, Scientist Says

- An early warning system that could give Earth a week's notice or more before a space rock destroyed a city would cost only $1 million per observatory, its leading proponent suggests. Full story:

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