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sion_a From: sion_a Date: November 21st, 2007 12:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
An interesting piece of perspective on the fragility of our position in the universe encountered recently is this: Consider a planetary imact on a scale to cause mass extinction—the KT-impact will do, this piece of information actually came from a programme about the Permian extinction. We're talking about a chunk of something (asteroid, comet—the jury's out) about 10 miles across. Although its overall effects are going to be devestating, a 10 mile diameter isn't really that much of the Earth's surface. It's a bit of a pebble compared with our rock.

At the moment the leading edge hits the surface of the Earth, the trailing edge is still in the stratosphere.
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