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The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago measured about 10 kilometers wide, but any impactor larger than 1 kilometer wide could trigger catastrophic climate change.
Scientists are already working on ways to deflect potential impactors.
That's exactly what the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) impactor spacecraft would do.
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