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Old 01-11-2011, 09:28 AM #33
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Im pretty sure lasers only go so far because of the gravity of earth bends it adventually
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"can we destroy an asteroid with a laser"


Yeah, get a WL arctic S3 , and throw it at the asteroid!
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Vaporizing a small portion of the asteroid actually would alter its course due to reactive pressure from the outgassing. Comets do this when they are exposed to sunlight. However, it would take a lot of outgassing to significantly alter the path of a large planet-killing rock, so we would have to identify the target early and actually travel out there to give ourselves enough time to gradually push it away from a future intersection with Earth's orbit.

I vote for a very large array of small, controllable mirrors in a solar orbit, to focus solar energy over a very long period of time and slowly alter the asteroid's course enough to avoid a collision.
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Vaporizing a small portion of the asteroid actually would alter its course due to reactive pressure from the outgassing. Comets do this when they are exposed to sunlight. However, it would take a lot of outgassing to significantly alter the path of a large planet-killing rock, so we would have to identify the target early and actually travel out there to give ourselves enough time to gradually push it away from a future intersection with Earth's orbit.

I vote for a very large array of small, controllable mirrors in a solar orbit, to focus solar energy over a very long period of time and slowly alter the asteroid's course enough to avoid a collision.
Throwing your mirrors at the asteroid will probably be more effective.
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Perhaps. I'm sure there would be loads of creative solutions if we tracked some object that is on a collission course with earth in a timespan of decades or centuries.

If its something we don't see coming way ahead of impact, i'd recommend running or ducking depending on how far you are from the impact area
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I remember this! I was only 2 at the time. The great boom of 1986 is what they called it
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Perhaps. I'm sure there would be loads of creative solutions if we tracked some object that is on a collission course with earth in a timespan of decades or centuries.

If its something we don't see coming way ahead of impact, i'd recommend running or ducking depending on how far you are from the impact area

watch this LoL.. from the beginning till 50 seconds in.

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They actually tried to blow up an asteroid in this movie. Needless to say, it didn't work too well.
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The best plan is simply to blow up some large nukes NEAR the asteroid to alter its path. Alternatively if you had a lot of time you could mount solar sails to it.
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Best plan if a big rock is coming is to KISS your ASS goodbye! Unless We have a few years to develop a way to deal with the sucker.
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There was a show on the Discovery channel yesterday about destroying asteroids,comets..ect
Before they hit the earth and they brought lasers up as one of the options for melting icy comets
so that the gas that comes from the melting ice would in theory push it hopefully into another direction.

Sure enough they whip out the Hercules by LaserGlow for a small scale test.

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