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Mars – Earth: ‘Tiny chance’ of planet collision.


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Perhaps this might help Jack Straw to kick electoral reform into the long grass:

BBC NEWS: “Astronomers calculate there is a tiny chance that Mars or Venus could collide with Earth – though it would not happen for at least a billion years.The result come from simulations to show how orbits of planets might evolve billions of years into the future.But the calculated chances of such events occurring are tiny.Writing in the journal Nature, a team led by Jacques Laskar shows there is also a chance Mercury could strike Venus and merge into a larger planet…”more

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