via Asteroid apocalypse warning: Space rock will hit Earth experts warn | Daily Star

And it is estimated only around 18,000 are tracked globally and the majority are not even monitored, reports News.com.au.

Lasers and nuclear weapons could hypothetically be used to destroy an incoming asteroid, however the experts believe we wouldn’t even know about the asteroids until they hit.

B612 foundation president Danica Remy said that operational telescopes can only pick up a small number of asteroids.

“The telescopes’ field of view is very small and the sky is very big,” Ms Remy said.

via Asteroid apocalypse warning: Space rock will hit Earth experts warn | Daily Star

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