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Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. Depending on their size, asteroids with the potential to collide with planet Earth could pose a global catastrophic risk or even an existential risk.


Newberry, Toby (2021) How cost-effective are efforts to detect near-Earth-objects?, GPI technical report no. T1-2021, Global Priorities Institute, University of Oxford.

Why mak­ing as­ter­oid deflec­tion tech might be bad

MichaelDello20 May 2020 23:01 UTC
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[Question] Do we know how many big as­ter­oids could im­pact Earth?

Milan_Griffes7 Jul 2019 16:06 UTC
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7 comments1 min readEA link

The Map of Im­pact Risks and As­teroid Defense

turchin3 Nov 2016 15:34 UTC
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An In­for­mal Re­view of Space Exploration

kbog31 Jan 2020 13:16 UTC
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