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Today's Top Space Headline: "We are Overdue" --Saving Earth from the Next Chicxulub Impact, Equal to 300 Million Nuclear Bombs (WATCH Video)

Sixty Five million years ago, the most famous asteroid in history slammed into Earth and most likely exterminated the dinosaurs. Disconcertingly, we are no less likely to be to hit by an asteroid today than our ancient reptilian counterparts were...        
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