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WSJ Reports the US is Taking Asteroid Threats Seriously

Asteroids and meteors have recently returned to the spotlight. After the Chelyabinsk meteor exploded in Russia last February, more government agencies are beginning to look at near-earth asteroids as a potential threat. The full story from John R. Emshwiller at the Wall Street Journal can be found here. 

The Chelyabinsk Meteor shown above released 20-30 times more energy than the Hiroshima bomb. 

The Chelyabinsk Meteor shown above released 20-30 times more energy than the Hiroshima bomb.