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Deep Impact - # 1 on the list of Doomsday threats.
This film mentions the asteroid "Apophis" - promptly received the name "Apophis" as of July 19, 2005. Apophis is the Greek name of the Ancient Egyptian god Apep, "the Destroyer", who dwells in the eternal darkness of the Duat (underworld) and tries to destroy the Sun during its nightly passage.
Read more about this here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99942_Apophis
A recent article dated Nov. 17 2006 called:
Wanted: Man to land on killer asteroid and gently nudge it from path to Earth
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