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Asteroid Alert!

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(BBC Newsline 6.30 - 25/03/2009 / Reporter: Mike McKimm) A phone call to Belfast scientists said there was an eighty ton asteroid heading for earth at thirty thousand miles an hour and would they be able to track it with a telescope?

 
 
Asteroid watch

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(BBC Newsline 6.30 - 13/02/2009 / Reporter: Mike McKimm) An asteroid striking Earth is a nightmare scenario we hope to avoid - but how well are we prepared to spot "near Earth events"?