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Report: An ‘Armageddon’ Asteroid Couldn’t Be Stopped By A Nuke

The good news is we can also use this information to our advantage, even Bruce Willis couldn’t save Earth from an asteroid.

Bruce Willis might have saved the earth by blowing up an asteroid in the hit film Armageddon but in reality, his heroics would have been useless, according to scientists.

An asteroid hurtling towards Earth would be indestructible due to its shock-absorbent nature, a study of asteroid rock has shown.

The analysis of specks of dust from peanut-shaped space rock Itokawa found it is resistant to collision – and impossible to smash.

The 500-meter-long “pile of rubble” is 1,250,000 miles away – and as big as Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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