Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk

In 1908, an asteroid crashed into a forest in Siberia. The force is estimated to have flattened 80 million trees with the heat from the burning rock being felt up to 35 miles away. The Tunguska event, as it became known, released energy equivalent to ...

Giant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuries - CBS News

A huge, shiny, peanut-shaped asteroid reportedly swung safely by Earth Wednesday morning, coming within a distance of 1.1 million miles of the planet — about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon. The bright asteroid 2014 JO25 came towards ...

NASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thought - Yahoo Finance

The space rock looks like a peanut and may be twice as big as some of the tallest skyscrapers on Earth. It will safely fly past Earth on Wednesday, April 19. NASA recently turned down an asteroid-hunting telescope program to find objects like 2014 JO25.

An Asteroid Is Swinging By Earth Today For Its Closest Visit In 400 Years - WAMC

This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Originally published on April 19, 2017 11:18 am ...

Huge and fast (but not too furious) asteroid called The Rock after Dwayne Johnson is coming close to Earth today - Glasgow Evening Times

A huge asteroid is set to zoom past Earth today in the closest encounter for over a decade. Object 2014 JO25 will be visible in the sky as it passes 4.6 times further away than the Moon. The rock, known as The Rock after Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, is ...

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid to make closest approach to Earth in 400 years - The Westmorland Gazette

An asteroid nicknamed “The Rock” that could be big enough to devastate much of the UK is making its closest approach to Earth in 400 years. The “potentially hazardous” asteroid 2014 JO25 will fly past Earth at 33 metres per second at a distance of just ...