Disasters

An asteroid just flew by Earth nearly 2 times closer than the moon — and we barely saw it coming

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Early Monday morning, while the US East Coast was pouring coffee, dropping kids off at school, and cursing in traffic, a space rock as big as a 10-story building slipped past Earth.

 

The asteroid, dubbed 2017 AG13, was discovered only Saturday by the University of Arizona’s Catalina Sky Survey, according to an email from Slooh, a company that broadcasts live views of space.

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  • Unarmed and pissed

    Just goes to show you, enjoy each day, you never know when your last one will be.