Incoming Asteroid!

What Could We Do About It?

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8748-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-8749-4 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Is There a Danger?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 3-44

      Comets

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 45-81

      Asteroids

  3. Incoming!

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 85-107

      A Designer Hazard

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 109-176

      Detection and Reaction

  4. What Would We Do?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 179-212

      The First Scenario: Deflection

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 213-258

      The Second Scenario: Manned Mission

    4. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 259-276

      Final Options

  5. The Aftermath and the Present

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 279-319

      The Starseeds Grow

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 321-332

      Keep Watching the Skies

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 333-390