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- By Nerdist
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.
- USA TODAY - Melissa Brown
"So NASA says there is a .042% chance of an asteroid hitting earth on 11/02/2020. The chance of dying from Covid 19 is .026%. I'm going to trade my mask in for a helmet," says a post Sept. 21 on Facebook....
- Fox News - Chris Ciaccia
An asteroid roughly the size of a Ford F-150 flew less than 300 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest-known asteroid to fly past the planet without hitting it, NASA announced....