NASA: the only thing stopping a city-destroying asteroid is blind luck

April 2014 SPACE - So you know how we all kind of thought that our odds of getting destroyed by an asteroid were remarkably low? Yeah, that was wrong. According to new research, the odds of a large-scale asteroid impact are actually three to ten times higher than we thought. And the only thing stopping total and utter destruction? Sheer, dumb luck. The unsettling revelation, which will be presented in full by three former NASA astronauts this coming Tuesday, is the result of a new visualization of data from a nuclear weapons warning network. The B612 Foundation found that 26 atomic-bomb-size explosions have happened around the world in (thankfully) remote locations since 2001. Ed Lu, the Foundation’s CEO, explains: It shows that asteroid impacts are NOT rare—but actually 3-10 times more common than we previously thought. The fact that none of these asteroid impacts shown in the video was detected in advance is proof that the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a ‘city-killer’ sized asteroid is blind luck.
We’re not totally helpless, though. Funded by the B612 Foundation and Ball Aerospace, the Sentinel Infrared Space Telescope will head into a Venus-esque orbit around the sun when it launches in 2017. From orbit, the Sentinel should have a better vantage point for spotting rogue, humanity-destroying asteroids than we’ve ever had before. We’ll get a better picture of what this all means come Tuesday, when the astronauts present their findings at the Museum of Flight in Seattle at 9pm EDT. So just to be safe, maybe hold off on rewatching Armageddon for now. – Gizmodo
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18 Responses to NASA: the only thing stopping a city-destroying asteroid is blind luck

  1. burontimus0 says:

    No. God is the only One preventing that from happening.

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  2. tonic says:

    “Blind luck”, the new scientific name for God.

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  3. Shelly says:

    :) And yet the Creator of the whole universe and beyond, who hung those stars in the sky and gave them each a name has kept us safe for these thousands of years! I’m not worried, if I die from old age or God allows an asteroid to take me out, I am still leaving an imperfect world to be wit a perfect God! All our times our in His hands and it has always been so.

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  4. Kathy says:

    Sheer, dumb luck? blind luck? How about just another proof of God’s providence, mercy, and protection?

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  5. sheryldedee says:

    Well, those of us who believe in God, and not luck, believe that He is the one who is keeping us from certain destruction in many ways.

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  6. Michael says:

    It is written in the good book, that it is inevitable as the world becomes more disobedient, the incidents of asteroids, volcanic and earth quakes will increase accordingly.

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    • Enki says:

      right, disobedient…… we are protected by science and math. Yes acreator made the universe and everything it! It did not have laws and rules for us to follow. The
      God you speak of has power to protect us from asteroids yes this is true. Only problem is when is he going to get tired of blocking them?? As he let us almost drown before!!
      thank goodness for his BROTHER! and SISTER! as they will be leading us to an new age!!

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  7. Chalky says:

    Blind luck? Or Divine providence? Too many things are being attributed to a toss of a dice.

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  8. L.Edwards says:

    All things that have a beginning have an end. Humanity is no exception.

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  9. Nadine says:

    Yes Michael you are right these event are on the increase and Revelation tells the story. No human being can prevent it or stop it from happening. Rev 8: 7-10 discribes these events. First trumpet is a meteoric shower means judgement we see as it reads that a third of the earth was burned up. Second and third trumpets Asteroids what a marvelous reading. For more information go to http://www.wake-up.org and see what is about to happen shortly.

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  10. hotstuff says:

    God is “protecting” you from asteroids? Did he protect those who died in tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes, etc.? Those are all called “Acts of God”, are they not?

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    • Sunny says:

      But YOU are still alive & enjoying life…right? ;-)

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      • Nadine says:

        No, they are Natural disasters. But a time is coming and very soon when God is going to step into the affairs of man. Rev.8:7 Is describing a meteoric hailstorm. A 3rd of the eath was burned up and a 3rd of the trees. Then in verse 8 and 9 two asteroids are mentioned verse 8 A 3rd of the sea turned into blood etc. Verse 9 a 3rd of the waters turned tobitter etc. Please go to the website http://www.wake-up.org for more information concerning end time events.

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  11. Rose says:

    God, not luck!!!

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  12. tonic says:

    Yes, they are called acts of God. Accept this, then prepare to accept his answers. Not ours.

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  13. Bill Harris says:

    Seriously…oh crap!

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