KILLER ASTEROID IMPACT UPDATE: POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS ASTEROID APOPHIS FOUND LESS LIKELY TO COLLIDE WITH EARTH

A NASA scientist, working on the data gathered through the extensive tracking of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Apophis, has concluded that the 400-meter (1312 feet, or just under one-quarter of a mile) wide asteroid poses no serious threat of colliding with the Earth in its next fly-by in 2029. In fact, the odds against the asteroid actually hitting the Earth are far higher than originally thought. Paul Chodas, Manager of JPL’s Cent...

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