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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted March 04, 2014 22:30      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
It appears that a NEO is going to shoot the gap between the moon and our planet. I think that you are going to need more than a tin foil hat.

NBC News

Universe today Google

No body in the lower 48 should be able to view this event unless the thing deviates from its course.

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted March 06, 2014 12:48      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Incoming


Must have missed us!

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted March 06, 2014 16:46      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Incoming again!

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted March 06, 2014 20:36      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Trivia Note: the estimated 'average' number of deaths per year from asteroid impact is 91 which is more than sharks and lightning strikes.

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted March 06, 2014 21:55      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Missed again

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Ugh, MightyClub
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Icon 1 posted March 07, 2014 17:26      Profile for Ugh, MightyClub     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by The Famous Druid:
Trivia Note: the estimated 'average' number of deaths per year from asteroid impact is 91 which is more than sharks and lightning strikes.

Which is the average of some large number of assumed deaths from a major impact before recorded history plus approximately zero deaths per year since.

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Icon 1 posted March 07, 2014 18:28      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
That's like an average temperature, it is made up of many non-average years data.

It is also like global warming is it just a long term thing, what was the average during the building of the pyramids? Higher or lower than now?

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The Famous Druid

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quote:
Originally posted by Ugh, MightyClub:
Which is the average of some large number of assumed deaths from a major impact before recorded history plus approximately zero deaths per year since.

It's actually the 'expected' annual death rate for 'now'.

It's based on the probability of an impact (about 1/100 for Tunguska-sized impact, about 1/6000 for an 'Arizona Meteor Crater' impact) times a plausible number of deaths for each impact size and location (0 if it hits Antarctica, several million if it hits a major city)

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Icon 1 posted March 16, 2014 07:34      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
INCOMING! Friday Mar. 21, 6:00z


The Almagest

Space.com

LA Times.


Missed it Too Cloudy,

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Icon 11 posted March 20, 2014 14:42      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
another nearish miss...

http://www.spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=20&month=03&year=2014

Carrington Event:
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2008/06may_carringtonflare/

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted April 21, 2014 08:06      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Up coming events


Planet Save.

Nature World News

Standard Digital News.

I guess if your name is on the thing there isn't a whole lot you could do.

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Icon 1 posted April 21, 2014 10:06      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I'm still trusting to Sheer Dumb Luck

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According to new research, the odds of a large-scale asteroid impact are actually three to ten times higher than we thought. And the only thing stopping total and utter destruction? Sheer, dumb luck.

The unsettling revelation, which will be presented in full by three former NASA astronauts this coming Tuesday, is the result of a new visualization of data from a nuclear weapons warning network. The B612 Foundation found that 26 atomic-bomb-size explosions have happened around the world in (thankfully) remote locations since 2001.



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Icon 1 posted April 22, 2014 20:02      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Scary video - 2 asteroid impacts per year.

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