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I know its the dailymail butttt................

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I know its the dailymail butttt................

If this is really likely to happen ........ should we all blow our savings now Wink 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4977312/Asteroid-came-close-Earth-not-miss-2079.html

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

By 2079 we'll all have asteroid deflector screens.

And electric cars that fly. If there's room for them amongst all those pigs.Smiley

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

The size of a house or the size of a 747, which is it?

 

In any case wouldn't it break up on the way in through the Earth's atmosphere?

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................


Mav wrote: 

In any case wouldn't it break up on the way in through the Earth's atmosphere?


would largely depend on its composition, its possible that if its a nice dense mass then it could hit with most of its self in one piece.... the majority of asteroids tend to have plenty or weak points in them so there's a higher chance that only tiny bits will touch down if at all, of course they don't actually need to make landfall to cause problems just look at the one over Russia a couple of years ago, it disintegrated at around 1000ft and still caused plenty of destruction and fires ....and that one was only around the size a football at the time ....

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

The earth is flat.  These stories of so called asteroids are fake news planted by large military corporations as part of their plot to control consumers.

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

2079? I think the majority of us will be wormfood by then (I'd be 94 if I were still alive!!)... Funny

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Yep agree with 2cv I will be fertilizer by then, or just ancient being 117.
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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

Well I'd be 102, got slightly better odds than @HairyMcbiker, but not much better Tongue

Though my niece will be 65.

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

Showing your ages now lads Wink 

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At least we admit to our age unlike some people in the world who seem to have the same age birthday party every year...Funny

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

It's like if someone says to you, "How old do you think I am?".

You come up with the real figure in your mind, then take off about 10-15 years. Give them x - 15, to not offend them.

Then pretend surprised when you hear your original figure - especially useful when dating. Tongue

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Re: I know its the dailymail butttt................

Get some time in you lot! By 2079 Imy productmay have fed and passed through generations' guts. It'd be 143 years existence as me or some by product.Funny

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I will be 105 whether alive or dead it all still counts.

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It'll be the 130th anniversary of my birth, but I'm not expecting a party.  

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