Asteroids and Meteors: Terror in the Sky!
There’s crazy space-shit going on, you guys. First, a meteor dropped the people’s space-elbow on Russia last night, and today, an asteroid is going to hurtle past Earth and probably not blow us all up.
Last month, if you recall, Apophis hurtled past Earth and didn’t blow us up. Today’s asteroid encounter is supposed to be even less exciting, which is obvious by the fact that they named that other asteroid “Apophis” — which Google tells me means “a demon serpent of darkness whom Ra, the Egyptian sun god, destroys every morning at dawn” – and they named this one “DA14″ — which probably means “asteroid before DA15 and after DA13.”
Poor lil asteroid never had a chance for greatness.
There are some videos after the jump.
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