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It is almost certain that a big asteroid will one day land on Earth and provoke a huge catastrophe. This is why hundreds of scientists attended the Planetary Defense Conference 2007, to try to develop plans to protect the Earth from such an asteroid.

The full story: See 50 ways to kill an asteroid in Emerging Technology Trends blog.

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By David Grober

David Grober has worked a variety of editorial roles in the technology media since 1982, when he joined the copy desk at IDG's Computer Business News. He served as managing editor for PC Week (now eWeek) and, later, Digital News. David made the leap ...