A 25-meter asteroid could devastate an area of Earth the size of Manhattan. Here’s how artificial intelligence can make sure that doesn’t happen.

NASA’S Planetary Defense Coordination Office uses the Catalina Sky Survey facility in Tucson, Arizona, to catalog space objects. (Photo: Catalina Sky Survey/The University of Arizona)
Asteroid imaging from the Catalina Sky Survey. (Photo: Catalina Sky Survey/The University of Arizona)
NEO AID presents observational data in quartets to help observers break out trends indicative of a fast-moving near Earth object.

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