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

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strike somewhere in southern Africa, the Indian Ocean, or possibly New Guinea



Even a couple of hours of notice could greatly reduce the number of casualties in the event of an cosmic prang.


Are we expecting the populations of these ares to take cover under the nearest table?

As a response plan, and factoring in the speed of the object as described, this all seems a bit woolly.

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