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Tiny asteroid whizzing past Earth today - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Jul 28, 2020

[avatar user=”duncansteel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] Four weeks ago I wrote about the last time a sizable asteroid hit our planet – the ‘Tunguska Event’ of 1908, when an object about 50 metres across exploded above the Siberian taiga – but smaller cosmic rocks shoot close by Earth fairly frequently. In the past 42 hours (as I write) a tiny … Read More