At least we don't have to worry about asteroids wiping us out – not yet, anyway

An artist's illustration released by Nasa on Nov 4, 2021, showing the view from behind a probe just before it hits the Didymos binary system. The mission took place on Sept 26, 2022, but it will take a while to determine if the probe managed to knock the system's Dimorphos asteroid off course. — AFP/Nasa/Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

There's a lot to worry about in the world right now: We seem to be teetering on the edge of a global recession and the nuclear threat is the most dangerous it’s been in decades. Not to mention the climate crisis and what that’s doing to our planet.

I don’t have any good news on any of that.

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