Originally posted by henry3k56
Earth is covered by 80% water. So it'll fall into the ocean, causing very large tidal waves/tsunamis.
Just like the one that destroyed a couple thousand acres of forest in the middle of siberia?
My local senator recently introduced the "Homeworld Defense Act" into congress, which would give nice cash rewards from the federal government to astronomers, professional or amateur, who identify asteroids with near earth trajectories.
Me thinks there might be some profit to be had in the nerdy telescope hobby thing... I must look into it.