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The Odds (and Potential Damage) of an Asteroid Hitting Earth

Of course the damage a given asteroid would inflict on Earth would depend wholly on its size. A six-mile-wide asteroid like the one that wiped out the dinosaurs, for example, would have the same impact it did 66 million years ago; meaning it’d wipe out essentially all life on Earth’s surface.

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The Odds (and Potential Damage) of an Asteroid Hitting Earth

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