In pictures: How to protect Earth from asteroid destruction

NASA and others are looking to protect the world from asteroid strikes

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There has been much discussion about how NASA and others could protect Earth from the threat of asteroids catastrophically striking the planet. This month NASA issued a report on the conclusions reached by a group of experts on the best ways to find, track and possibly deflect asteroids headed for Earth. Here we take a look at some of the key findings as well as other asteroid detection projects.

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In pictures: How to protect Earth from asteroid destruction

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