Solar asteroid diversion

  title={Solar asteroid diversion},
  author={H. Jay Melosh and I. V. Nemchinov},

A machine-learning framework for the simulation of nuclear deflection of Planet-Killer-Asteroids

  • T. Zohdi
  • Physics
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
  • 2022

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