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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 11
Science & Medicine 32

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 242: Torino Scale

December 5th, 2011

Episode 275 of 464 episodes

When you hear of a looming asteroid strike, do you wonder what to do? Should you go into your underground bunker, evacuate the state, or leave the planet? Fortunately, astronomers have developed the Torino Scale – a handy measurement that incorporates both the risk of a strike with the amount of devastation.

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