The Space Guardians

About forty years ago, Arthur C Clarke posited a future organization monitoring space in search asteroids that might impact Earth in the novel Rendezvous with Rama (his second best novel if you ask me). It was instituted after a meteor had devastated northeast Italy.

However, times moves swiftly: today such work is underway at, e.g., the SETI Institute in California. Read more here — link >>>

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