Scientists plan to divert asteroid into Telford Centre


Scientists plan to divert asteroid into Telford Centre

**Throwback to Telegraph article in 2001**

“The plot may sound like something dreamed up by an under-ambitious James Bond villain but the researchers say their study is a serious attempt to show how asteroids could be turned into weapons of mass destruction. Nigel Holloway and David Asher, who insist that they have nothing against Telford, unveiled their plans for the destruction of the Midlands on Oct 16, 2023, at a conference at Charterhouse School, Surrey,last week.”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/4762413/Its-2023-and-Telfords-days-are-numbered.html

It does sound odd, but with the focus on Moon landings, I thought I’d drag this from the archive.

“We have nothing against Telford, it happened to be near the middle and we had its position on file,” said Dr Holloway.

3 thoughts on “Scientists plan to divert asteroid into Telford Centre

  • July 23, 2019 at 8:47 am
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    Oct 2023.Good to know when to take an impromptu trip to the mainland then.

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