Near Miss! A Mile-Wide Asteroid Whizzes by the Earth this Week
Here’s how you can witness the event yourself
If you happen to be a dinosaur, this week’s close encounter with Asteroid 1998 OR2 may stir up some stressful memories. Extinction leaves a sour taste in one’s mouth. But have no fear. This mile-wide mass of rock will miss devastating our home planet. It will zip by us on April 29.