Why We Should (And Should Not) Worry About Asteroids

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It seems like every few weeks, the tabloids tell us we’re all going to die. The culprit of this frequent apocalypse: Asteroids.

So, let’s talk about asteroids for a bit. The word “asteroid” means “star-like,” although asteroids don’t have anything to do with stars. An asteroid is a small celestial body, basically a chunk of rock, metal, or both. Most asteroids hang out in…

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