Anders Sandberg, postdoctoral fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University, gave the keynote address at the May 9-12, 2011, Planetary Defense Conference in Bucharest, Romania sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics. Here is his short microsummary of the event:
Link: Article ("Anders Sandberg on Progress in Mitigating Asteroid Impact Risks")
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17 May 2011
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