This might unite all of us here...Part 2

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SonyA77
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This might unite all of us here...Part 2
Mar 4, 2012

The part 1 did not unite us all so let's try this serious topic. If it still doesn't work then nothing will.

"To avert a possible catastrophe – this time set for February 2013 – scientists suggest confronting asteroid 2012 DA14 with either paint or big guns. The stickler is that time has long run out to build a spaceship to carry out the operation.

NASA's data shows the 60-meter asteroid, spotted by Spanish stargazers in February, will whistle by Earth in 11 months. Its trajectory will bring it within a hair’s breadth of our planet, raising fears of a possible collision "

http://rt.com/news/paint-asteroid-earth-nasa-767/

NASA's solution:

“We could paint it ,” says NASA expert David Dunham.

Paint would affect the asteroid’s ability to reflect sunlight, changing its temperature and altering its spin. The asteroid would stalk off its current course, but this could also make the boulder even more dangerous when it comes back in 2056, Aleksandr Devaytkin, the head of the observatory in Russia’s Pulkovo, told Izvestia.

So any Asteroid experts here?

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