Researchers Say Asteroid Has 1 in 1,000 Chance of Hitting Earth in 2182 - Universe Today

[/caption] Asteroid trackers from Spain have upgraded the chance that asteroid 1999 RQ36 could hit our planet, saying it now has a one-in-a-thousand chance of impacting the Earth in the year 2182. Previous estimates gave a 1 in 1,400 chance that this asteroid could strike Earth sometime between 2169 and 2199. Currently, however, NASA’s Near … Continue reading "Researchers Say Asteroid Has 1 in 1,000 Chance of Hitting Earth in 2182"