Robert Dober wrote:

>> Who will move it to a safe orbit as the Sun goes off the Main Sequence?

> Hmm I was very recently thinking that we are really worried about the
> wrong thing. 10**9 years is a long time to be hit by a big enough
> meteorite to really worry about. That is where research and argggg
> weapon like devices are needed to prevent aehems, ....

And the systems to prevent terr'ists from using said weapons to aim a rock 
AT the Earth will be...

...uh, programmed in Ruby! Yeah, that's the ticket!!

>> Mother Nature works in mysterious ways. Including sometimes via Epic 
>> Fail.

> Oh she does and extinction might happen despite all our efforts, even
> "tomorrow" and without our doings. I however think we should still
> deploy our efforts, don't you?

Only MN is allowed to extinct things. Not us.