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Barkla Lecture Theatre

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Building 207, Department of Physics, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, Merseyside L69 3BX United Kingdom
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March 2014

Talk: The science of Armageddon

Tuesday, 25th March 2014 @ 18:00 - 19:30 UTC+0
Barkla Lecture Theatre, Building 207, Department of Physics, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, Merseyside L69 3BX United Kingdom
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The Earth has a long and violent history of collisions with extraterrestrial bodies such as asteroids and comets. Massively more destructive than a global nuclear war, this is the hazard that is most likely to precipitate the end of civilisation as we know it, but It is also the only major natural hazard that can be predicted and prevented. Here, Jay will discuss the nature and extent of the Near Earth Object (NEO) hazard and how it can be dealt with.…

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