We are excited to announce that Professor Brian Schmidt signed the 100x Asteroid Declaration. He is an astronomer at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University. Schmidt, Adam Riess and Saul Perlmutter jointly won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for their observations which led to the discovery of the accelerating universe.
Here is a Quote by Schmidt about why we should take the asteroid threat seriously:
Watch this interesting video produced by our friends at Veritasium, featuring Brian Schmidt: