Asteroid with more force than biggest nuclear bomb to come close to earth in 2029

//Asteroid with more force than biggest nuclear bomb to come close to earth in 2029

Asteroid with more force than biggest nuclear bomb to come close to earth in 2029

The bad news: an asteroid as big as the Eiffel Tower and named after a god of chaos is heading towards the Earth. The good news: it is expected to miss.Scientists in Russia have projected that the asteroid Apophis will skim past the Earth in April 2029 in what could be the closest encounter the planet has had with a rock of its size.Apophis will come within 39,000km (24,000 miles) of the Earth’s surface – close to the distance at which television satellites operate – according to forecasts by…

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