Giant asteroid

A near-Earth asteroid that is coming towards our planet after being dislodged by a gravitational pull can indeed strike us and cause massive destruction but according to experts, it has a one in 2,700 chances of hitting. Such an event will not take place for 150 years and people living in the year 2135 would know whether the asteroid named Bennu posed an actual threat to hit Earth. According to Dante Lauretta, professor of planetary science at University of Arizona and the principal investigator on the OSIRIS-REx mission, “don’t run out and buy asteroid insurance” yet.

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