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The looming threat of NEOs
Nova_CWitness me!Shiny and ChromeRegistered Userregular
NEO = Near Earth Object, not some dude in sunglasses saying 'Whoa'.
So, someone in Congress is decrying NASA's lack of attention for NEOs because of the perceived threat. Am I the only one going ? I mean, the last major impact of an asteroid into the Earth was approximately 65 million years ago. For the people much more knowledgeable than I, is this a real threat to Earth, or, as I believe, is it simply paranoia of less than intelligent people brought on by movies like Armageddon?