Re: Small Comets source of earth's ocean

James Rogers (
Sat, 23 Aug 1997 16:36:29 -0700

At 02:58 PM 8/23/97 -0400, danny wrote:
>In a message dated 97-08-20 03:13:40 EDT, you write:
><< This guy has evidence that STRONGLY suggests that earth got it's water
> space...i.e. ten million 100 ton comets strike the earth every
> year...they've been watching it happen since the mid '80....
> >>
>When we start living in space how will we prevent comets from hitting us? We
>have a natural shield on earth but not for the state size spaceships we'll be
>inhabiting. Catch them with a big net? Blow them up?

For starters, not living at the bottom of a really large gravity well
should significantly attenuate the risk of attracting comets.

-James Rogers