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Monday, April 05, 2004
 
Pinpointing Killer Asteroids
Science News Online: "Astronomers have identified more than 230,000 asteroids in orbit around the sun, and the number is increasing daily. Some of these objects are on courses that could lead to a collision with Earth. If the asteroid is sufficiently large, the results could be catastrophic.

Two finalists in this year's Intel Science Talent Search focused on methods for pinpointing the locations of asteroids"

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