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In the 14 billion years between the big bang and the autumn of 1957, space was pristine. Today, the Earth is surrounded by a growing cloud of man-made debris—and any small bit of it might lead to disaster.
Millions of human artifacts circle the Earth. Can we clean them up before they cause a disaster?
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julia chenery Sep 22
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Thank you for a fascinating and informative article. I had no idea of the magnitude of the problem.
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T. Marshall Eubanks Sep 22
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I bet the Earth had rings from time to time. You can be sure Mars did.
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Lincoln Sep 22
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Humans ruin everything
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Romana Konečná Oct 2
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Plus one Tesla car
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Vallière Sep 22
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once again, mankind completely fucking up...cars, plastic, the internet...the list goes on and on
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Sisko DS9 Sep 22
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If we don’t improve we will trap ourselves here which we will deserve so it works out
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