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Asteroid could graze Earth the day before election after all: Neil DeGrasse Tyson

4 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

NASA may have virtually dismissed the pre-Election Day asteroid slated to skim by Earth and possibly nick our atmosphere, but astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson said it's not over till it's over.
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Asteroid that may hit Earth day before US election is ‘not big enough to cause harm,' Neil deGrasse Tyson reassures earthlings

Asteroid that may hit Earth day before US election is ‘not big enough to cause harm,' Neil deGrasse Tyson reassures earthlings

4 days ago   |   By RT

A small asteroid is headed towards Earth at over 25,000 miles per hour just in time for the US election, but if something kills us all in 2020, it won't be this particular space rock, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says.
With an estimated diameter of 2 meters (6.5 feet, or roughly one ‘refrigerator'), the asteroid known as 2018VP1 is just “not big enough to cause harm” when it buzz-cuts within 5,000 kilometres of Earth on November 2, celebrity scientist deGrasse Tyson wrote on Twitter and Instagram.
So if the World ends in 2020, it won't be the fault of the Universe.
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