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If you think punching an asteroid to knock it off the course to Earth’s destruction is purely for science fiction, you might only be right a for a little longer! Plus, scientists are being thrown for a loop with the orbits of planets around a star in the constellation Pisces.

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Sources:
https://www.nasa.gov/planetarydefense/dart
https://phys.org/news/2021-10-video-nasa-scientist-asteroid-earth.html
https://phys.org/news/2021-11-nasa-deflect-asteroid-planetary-defense.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211027122107.htm
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2021/10/aa41527-21/aa41527-21.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/06/science/perpendicular-planets-star-system.html
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/ac0f03
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8205/829/1/L9/meta
https://eos.org/articles/peculiar-planets-prefer-perpendicular-paths https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2019/11/aa35944-19.pdf
https://www.planetary.org/articles/color-shifting-stars-the-radial-velocity-method


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https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/a-stylized-animated-background-of-a-meteor-heading-for-a-dramatic-collision-with-the-earths-north-pole-sgmthv24-j4t6xq6y
https://www.nasa.gov/planetarydefense/dart
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/asteroid-in-outer-space-with-moon-background-gm1286250317-382815858
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Infographic_showing_the_effect_of_DART%27s_impact_on_the_orbit_of_Didymos_B.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_IRAM_30-meter_telescope.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DART-Illustration-revised.jpg
https://dart.jhuapl.edu/Gallery/index.php
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/solar-system-animation-sesb1cjuukob5ywum
https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/exoplanet-catalog/7332/hd-3167-d/
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1016a/
https://nasaviz.gsfc.nasa.gov/12278
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2021/10/aa41527-21/aa41527-21.html
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/astronomer-with-a-telescope-watching-at-the-stars-and-moon-my-astronomy-work-gm1200892456-344145307
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahubble/50174348192/
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BrownDwarf-Illustration.jpg
https://www.nasa.gov/content/nasa-reveals-mysteries-of-interstellar-space
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