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February 26th, 2013
06:30 PM ET

Avoiding an asteroid armageddon

In a plan reminiscent of the 1998 disaster movie Armageddon, scientists are looking into the possibility of using an unmanned spacecraft to deflect asteroids away from hitting Earth. But would that even work? CNN's Brooke Baldwin discusses the plan with CNN meteorologist Chad Myers and PBS NewsHour Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien.

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  1. Allen Moreno

    The concept is great.. But the practical application may take so long to implement that this is no longer an answer to an immediate threat.

    February 26, 2013 at 8:51 pm |
  2. thearchivest

    I say have a FUN coming asteroid apocalypse, read THE MYOSHI EFFECT #myoshieffect

    February 27, 2013 at 1:36 pm |

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