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

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Short Notice

"shatter the asteroid in to smaller fragments that would continue to burn up..."

Believe it or not this would probably be _worse_ than a single solid object coming in.

Craterhunter's website covers this scenario: https://craterhunter.wordpress.com/the-planetary-scaring-of-the-younger-dryas-impact-event/a-thermal-airburst-impact-structure/

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