Will we catch a falling star?

Hecht, Jeff
September 1991
New Scientist;9/7/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1785, p48
Discusses the threat of asteroid collision with the Earth. Conference in San Juan Capistrano, southern California on near-Earth asteroids; Computer model calculations of the threat; Assumptions about the aftermath of an impact; Issue of search strategy; U.S. Congress directive to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to hold workshops on the subject.


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