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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.
- CNN - By Ashley Strickland
(CNN) — Over the course of Earth's ancient history, our planet has been blitzed with a variety of foreign objects, some of which may have triggered major events shaping this place we now call home. One...
- USA TODAY - Melissa Brown
The claim: There's a higher chance of an asteroid hitting Earth than of a person dying from COVID-19 "So NASA says there is a .042% chance of an asteroid hitting earth on 11/02/2020. The chance of dying...
- 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....