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Sunday, September 28, 2003

DEATH FROM THE SKIES
You don't see this too often: A meteorite killed five people and scared hundreds in eastern India.

The idea of some sort of celestial object interception system has been kicked around for decades. An event like this shows how it's a good idea, but the scale of disaster is too small. If a huge chunk of rock ever hits a major (First World) city, then we'll see some action on it.