Skip to comments.Doomsday Determined? Asteroid Apophis Could Strike Earth in 2036
Posted on 02/10/2011 7:30:31 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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Ba’al killed Apophis in Continuum.
We need to blast the ‘roid in ‘29.
Well, that’s got me worried sick. I’ll only be 89.
Of course, most people in my immediate family died in their 50’s, so I’m already on borrowed time...
April 13, 2036 = Easter Sunday in the US.
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“I thought that the consensus was that they have to see what Apophis does in an upcoming close call (2013, I think). If it threads a needle in the distance between the Earth and the Moon at the time (a 600 mile eye), then it will certainly strike the Earth and hit in the Pacific in the 2030s.”
Surf’s up., Dude!
I don’t actually smkoe but I took that line from the movie Airplane where Lloyd Bridge’s character says he picked a bad week to quit smoking. As the movie progresses he then says he picked a bad week to quit sniffing glue, drugs and a few other things.
But if an asteroid were to drop on my head, i might as well light a cigarette. =)
Be sure and smkoe it. :^)
lol! I caught other spelling mistakes before I hit “post” but one got by me. =)
Mr. Yeomans left out the other factor in computing an expected value for the event, which would be some sort of damage estimate.
Simply giving the likelihood of an event without a matching damage estimate is close to meaningless; attaching a damage estimate allows one to (at least roughly) compute some sort of expected value for the event which would be more meaningful. This has been common knowledge and practice since the 17th century.
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