Earth’s near miss with a ‘city-killer asteroid’ leaves scientists shaken

//Earth’s near miss with a ‘city-killer asteroid’ leaves scientists shaken

Earth’s near miss with a ‘city-killer asteroid’ leaves scientists shaken

Alan Duffy was confused. On Thursday, the astronomer’s phone was suddenly flooded with calls from reporters wanting to know about a large asteroid that had just whizzed past Earth, and he couldn’t figure out “why everyone was so alarmed”.“I thought everyone was getting worried about something we knew was coming,” Duffy, who is also lead scientist at the Royal Institution of Australia, told The Washington Post.Forecasts had already predicted that a couple asteroids would be passing relatively…

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