by Rebecca Pahle | 2:00 pm, March 20th, 2013
The last few months have seen several asteroids unexpectedly buzz our planet, a fact that has caused a bit of concern for Congress. After all, while the chances of a catastrophic asteroid impact are tiny, if one does manage to hit us the effect could be pretty bad. Like, end of humanity bad. So it makes sense that Congress would want someone monitoring near-Earth asteroids just in case one should come barreling towards us.
Hmmm. Who does Congress have to turn to when they need someone to watch the skies?
Whose budget has Congress drastically cut in recent years?
You see where this is going.READ MORE