So, I was reading about the Tunguska meteor impact the other day.
Yeah, that’s kinda how I roll.
Anyway, I learned that the chunk of space rock that decided to mess up Siberia’s shit hit with the force of several thermonuclear blasts. Yeah. Several. No matter how hard we try to make bigger and bigger weapons, nature beats us every time.
Remember those asteroid disaster movies of the late 90s? In those, we really had no existing plan for a huge meteor crashing into the planet. The best we could come up with was Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck in a space shuttle. Now that the shuttle program’s been scrapped, we don’t even have that. We’re in trouble, folks. Um, hypothetically.
So, I know a lot of you are science nerds like me. What should our space-rock strategy be? My plan has something to do with robots and…
I’ve said too much already.
Share your ideas in the comments!