Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Apparently, while we all went about our daily lives last Friday, we were almost vaporized by a meteor that flew past Earth.
"Asteroid passes just 8,700miles from Earth - with only 15 hours warning...
Although no one noticed at the time, the Earth was almost hit by an asteroid last Friday.
The previously undiscovered asteroid came within 8,700miles of Earth but astronomers noticed it only 15 hours before it made its closest approach.
Its orbit brought it 30 times nearer than the Moon, which is 250,000 miles away."
Read the whole article here.