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Is Deep Impact About to Happen?

Is our Earth doomed by asteroid collisions? Remember the Hollywood action flicks Deep Impact and Armageddon? Space missions were launched to try and avoid catastrophic collisions with an asteroid. Will that be happening in real life? Scientists say it is probable. Eventually. When Apophis, a 270-metre wide asteroid, was first discovered in 2004, astronomers estimated […]