Tag: asteroids

Study: Could the Dinosaurs Have Survived an Asteroid?

What if an asteroid hadn’t wiped out the dinosaurs and they still walked the Earth? According to a new study, the asteroid that took out some of the world’s most magnificent creatures was just shy of leaving a few of them alive. The space rock that hit Earth about 66 million years ago was approximately …

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How Many Asteroids Narrowly Avoid Hitting Earth on a Regular Basis?

It’s not a very comforting thought, but the fact of the matter is that we aren’t alone in the universe. No, I don’t mean aliens — think asteroids! These gigantic rocks fly by our planet on a regular basis, but exactly how close are they getting to wiping out all of humanity? A new diagram has been released …

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