ARE YOU READY? How Scientists Are Preparing Earth For An Incoming Asteroid | WIRED

ARE YOU READY? How Scientists Are Preparing Earth For An Incoming Asteroid | WIRED

Published on May 3, 2019

Some of the world’s best scientists are running drills to practice for a near earth object collision. WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez spoke with Cathy Plesko from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, to find out how we would respond to an incoming collision. Would nuclear detonations work? What does a “City Killer” look like? Would impact in the water be worse than impact on land? Find out more from Plesko.

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