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Wings Over Kansas How Scientists Are Preparing Earth for an Incoming Asteroid | WIRED – Wings Over Kansas

How Scientists Are Preparing Earth for an Incoming Asteroid | WIRED

Some of the world’s best scientists are running drills to practice for a near earth object collision. WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez spoke with Cathy Plesko from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, to find out how we would respond to an incoming collision. Would nuclear detonations work? What does a “City Killer” look like? Would impact in the water be worse than impact on land? Find out more from Plesko.