April 6, 2014

I WAS EXPECTING AN EARTH-SHATTERING KABOOM: Blast Sensors Detect More Asteroid Strikes Than Expected. “A network designed to detect nuclear test explosions has recorded more asteroid impacts over the past decade than expected, according to a group that’s working on an asteroid-hunting telescope. . . . ‘The fact that none of these asteroid impacts shown in the video was detected in advance is proof that the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a ‘city-killer’-sized asteroid is blind luck.’”