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<td><span style="display:none !important">launiusr posted: "[caption id="attachment_5009" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Powerful meteorite explosion in the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia, February 15, 2013.[/caption] I published on March 4, 2013, a new commentary
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Powerful meteorite explosion in the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia, February 15, 2013.</p>
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I published on March 4, 2013, a new commentary on the policy issues surrounding what to do about asteroid/meteor/comet impacts.
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Chicken Little Was Right</a>� just appeared on the National Air and Space Museum's blog. It notes that yes, indeed, the sky is falling. Cetainly the impact that took place in mid-February at Chelyabinsk, Russia, provides an important object lesson. We must
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