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What might be the consequences of a 10-km asteroid striking Earth today?

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This solution of over 200 words explains what would happen if a 10-km asteroid struck the Earth. References used are included.

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Believed by many Astronomers to be the demise of Earth, asteroids are one of the most feared scientific masses in our Solar System. Asteroids are commonly referred to as tiny planets based on their size. The most feared asteroid belt known to astronomers is that of Earth crossing asteroids that move on orbits that intersect Earth's orbit, most likely because the ...

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