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Hopefully by 2036 I've lost my virginity.

All kidding aside, 250 meters wide. I'm bad with math, how big is that?
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You have no idea how long I have waited to use this image:

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I for one welcome the confrontation.
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When it comes... I'll party like it's 2012.
    
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You guys are retarded.. 2012 is a sham, never gonna happen. Whatever happened to the "end of the world" predictions we had years ago after generation and generation? ADMIT IT it's not gonna be over. We'll still be here. As for the asteroid i'm glad its in 2036 cuz i'll be ughhh 47 yrs old but.. i honestly think by that time we will have better technology even weapons to stop asteroids from hurling into earth via space.

2012.. well.. i still think we'll get a wake up visitor call from Aliens greeting us how to use better technology like repeating history what they did years ago, i have theories.
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2012.. well.. i still think we'll get a wake up visitor call from Aliens greeting us how to use better technology like repeating history what they did years ago, i have theories.
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You guys are retarded..
I think I hear a pot calling a kettle.
    
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All kidding aside, 250 meters wide. I'm bad with math, how big is that?
250m is roughly 1/6 of a mile, or 1/4 of a kilometer. Roughly two and a half football fields, for comparison.

The asteroid itself is actually 270m, though.

Either way, we could blow it up fairly easily...
Edited by Drenlin - 2/11/11 at 3:51pm
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post #28 of 144
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250m is roughly 1/6 of a mile, or 1/4 of a kilometer. Roughly two and a half football fields, for comparison.

The asteroid itself is actually 270m, though.

Either way, we could blow it up fairly easily...
Oh, that's not as bad as I thought it would be.
post #29 of 144
A meter is about a yard. Yeah it doesn't sound like it's anything to be worried about really, it'll be able to be taken care of if needed.
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A meter is about a yard. Yeah it doesn't sound like it's anything to be worried about really, it'll be able to be taken care of if needed.
Last time I checked, if it was going to hit us it would hit in the middle of the pacific. The impact would cause a tsunami about half a mile high, obliterating the west coast of the US, and the east coast of Asia and it island friends.
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