Good news- we won’t all die in 2036

Over the past few years, there’s been some chatter about a large asteroid (called Apophis) that would pass close enough to the Earth in 2036 for an impact to be a possibility. A horrific scenario, to be sure. Based on the data we had, the estimated chance of an impact has always been very, very low, but new observations have now allowed us to rule it out completely. Read here to find out how astronomer’s can be sure we’re safe.

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