A4_1 Nuking Meteors

Thomas Conlon, Joshua Barker, John Coxon


This article looks at the possibility of destroying a meteorite that would
otherwise cause mass extinction on Earth by using nuclear missiles. The
conclusion arrived at is that the amount of energy required to achieve this is
far out of the range of any weapons available to humanity and so the
approach is gravely flawed and could not realistically be used.

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