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Scott Ruggels

Bad News: Scientists say reflecting Asteroids more difficult than they thought.

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This won’t be a problem for the jutnjawed Heroes of the Galactic Union with their Ship’s Nuclionic Cannons and Force Shields,  but for those of us on small fragile ships and equally fragile planet side cities and towns, welll:

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2019/03/04/Deflecting-an-asteroid-will-be-harder-than-scientists-thought/9261551713653/?sl=3

 

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4 hours ago, Scott Ruggels said:

This won’t be a problem for the jutnjawed Heroes of the Galactic Union with their Ship’s Nuclionic Cannons and Force Shields,  but for those of us on small fragile ships and equally fragile planet side cities and towns, welll:

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2019/03/04/Deflecting-an-asteroid-will-be-harder-than-scientists-thought/9261551713653/?sl=3

 

 

Note that the type of deflection the article is talking about is the asteroid being deflected through explosions or impact which might break up the asteroid. It doesn't seem to be talking about deflecting it with a gravity tractor, for instance.

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