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    BBC News: Government prepares for space impact 
    The UK government is to establish a panel of experts to advise on the risk of the Earth being hit by an asteroid or comet, and plans for evacuation and/or deflection.
    Describes the threat of a comet impact with Earth and provides a plan of action to survive a large impact.
    Meteor Defense 
    An argument for reducing global tension by developing a defense against impacts with near Earth objects.
    The SpaceGuard UK Portal 
    National focus in the UK for studies into the threat posed to the Earth by collisions with asteroids and comets.