This page is a blog post that explains what the odds are of being killed by a meteorite impact. Because of the wide-spread damage that would occur from a meteorite of significant size, the possibility is not insignificant. The author compares these odds to other unlikely events and includes ideas on how the government could help lower these odds.
%0 Electronic Source %A Plait, Phil %D December 6, 2010 %T Bad Astronomy: Death by Meteorite %V 2017 %N 17 October 2017 %8 December 6, 2010 %9 text/html %U http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2008/10/13/death-by-meteorite/
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