Bullets Are Heading For Earth

Maybe Chicken Little Wasn't Paranoid After All, NY times

"Mr. Schweickart said progress so far had come through constant pushing against resistant bureaucracies and politicians focused on whatever is the issue of the moment. And he said there was still no significant effort to devise an international agreement, let alone a deflection technique, for dealing with the inevitable earthbound asteroid or comet, large or small, when it is identified. "It may be subtle," he said, "but failure of the international decision process is the most likely reason that we'll take a hit in the future."

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