Reply to post: Re: Short Notice

NASA spots asteroid on crash course with Earth – with just hours to go

Ian Michael Gumby Silver badge

Re: Short Notice

I wonder if the next thing we see is a rail gun used as part of a missile / asteroid defense shield.

I mean being able to hit an inbound projectile with a massive enough bolt from a rail gun, it should shatter the asteroid in to smaller fragments that would continue to burn up...

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