Paging Mick Faldo

Apparently some crackpots think that a comet fragment is going to crash into the Atlantic today and trigger a tsunami. NASA scientists, on the other hand, have determined that no part of the comet will come closer than about 5.5 million miles to Earth (which, for reference, is 20 times the distance from here to the Moon).

So, who are you going to believe, professional scientists who do this sort of thing for a living, or someone whose bio closes with:

His second book came out in April 2006 in which he presents his various experiences with extraterrestrials since 1977 including his most recent communications and physical contacts with them.

Nevertheless, there is never a bad time for brushing up on your planetary defense skills. For example, did you know that archery is an ineffective countermeasure to a meteor strike?

5 Responses

  1. AOO: Making the world a better/safer place, one meteor shower at a time!

  2. Did the meteor *stop*?

  3. Well of *course* it did not
    It passed by and Earth was unaffected

  4. Oh, just to let you know Paul, you just lost THE GAME.
    =)

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