Of course the damage a given asteroid would inflict on Earth would depend wholly on its size. A six-mile-wide asteroid like the one that wiped out the dinosaurs, for example, would have the same impact it did 66 million years ago; meaning it’d wipe out essentially all life on Earth’s surface.
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Lisa Kaltenegger, director of the Carl Sagan Institute at Cornell, talks exoplanets, telescopes, and first contact. Are we alone in the universe? Humans have been fixated on this question for thousands...