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Old April 24 2014, 11:57 PM   #1
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asteroids have visited earth more often

Asteroids may have struck the Earth more often than we've realized until now. Scientists are developing a system to detect such rude visitors.

http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com...s-all-the-time
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Old April 25 2014, 04:51 AM   #2
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Re: asteroids have visited earth more often

Visitors? Don't they immigrate.

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Old April 27 2014, 10:39 PM   #3
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Re: asteroids have visited earth more often

We had a couple of blasts here in Alabama. One in Nov. (11?) 1986, the other Dec 3 1999 IIRC. Tagliaferri reported the folks behind the DMSP didn't want to cooperate with meteor experts any more. I suppose this has changed.
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Old April 27 2014, 10:54 PM   #4
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Re: asteroids have visited earth more often

Define multi-kiloton, surely even a 2 or 3 kiloton explosion would fit that definition. But I suspect many might thing more on the level of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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