Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Huge asteroid flying very close to our planet at a distance of 1.1 million miles on April 19

Call it a close shave of a celestial sort. On April 19, an asteroid roughly the size of the Rock of Gibraltar will speed safely by Earth at a distance of 1.1 million miles — or less than five times the distance from Earth to...

DINOSAUR-KILLER ASTEROID – Nasa scientist warns of collision with ‘dinosaur-killer’ asteroid

Our planet is currently virtually defenceless against a strike by such a large object. ______ Planet Earth is effectively defenceless in the face of a “dinosaur-killer” asteroid strike, a Nasa scientist has warned. And the planet is overdue for an extinction-level event involving a giant space object...