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Time For a Talk About Near Earth Objects: 1,200+ Hurt in Russian Meteor Strike [Updates – 2]

In the first significant incident of injury and damage involving a major meteor, six cities in the Ural region of Russia were hit this morning by the concussion and fragments from a large strike.

Al Jazeera has this:

This incident will no doubt cause international attention to the issue of Near Earth Objects (NEOs. While there is no more immediate concern than there ever has been in human history, the threat is one which we can not take idly.

David Frum is compiling videos of the event on the Daily Beast.