Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Asteroid Adophis to come perilously close to Earth today
Everybody panic, asteroid Adophis will come within 9.3 million miles of Earth at some point today. That seems like a great distance, but it would only take a trajectory variation of 1 degree to send it directly into a collision course with Earth.
You can head on over to Space.com, get your nerd on, and watch a live webcast of the passage.