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www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2107654/Nasa-identifies-new-asteroid...

Nasa has identified a new asteroid threat to our planet that could potentially hit on February 5th 2040. 2011 AG5 is being studied by the UN Action Team on near-Earth objects.

www.nbcnews.com/.../nasa-reveals-new-plan-stop-asteroids-they-hit-earth-ncna885316

This graphic depicts the spatial extent of the damage if an asteroid measuring roughly 100 feet (30 meters) wide were to hit New York City. An asteroid that size famously exploded over Siberia on ...

www.foxnews.com/science/football-field-sized-asteroid-earth

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year. According to a list of the most concerning space objects complied by the European Space Agency, an asteroid, known as 2006 QV89, with a ...

science.howstuffworks.com/nature/natural-disasters/asteroid-hits-earth.htm

So, what if an asteroid were to hit Earth today? Any asteroid falling from the sky would have a tremendous amount of energy. Here's a typical example. In 2028, the asteroid 1997XF11 will come extremely close to Earth but will miss the planet. If something were to change and it did hit Earth, what you would have is a mile-wide asteroid striking ...

www.reference.com/science/next-asteroid-hit-earth-963391aec373a2b6

The next asteroid to hit Earth could be Apophis. Deep Astronomy states that the asteroid, which was discovered in 2004, could hit on April 13, 2036. Deep Astronomy explains that Apophis is expected to pass Earth within five Earth diameters on April 13, 2029.

newsfeed.time.com/2013/10/17/this-giant-astroid-could-hit-earth-within-20-years

The apocalypse is back, and it's dressed as a 1,350 foot-wide asteroid headed to a planet near you. A team of Ukrainian astronomers have discovered a massive asteroid, 2013 TV135, that's on track to hit earth Aug. 26, 2032, Russian news agency Ria Novosti reports.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU1QPtOZQZU

Discovery Channel - Large Asteroid Impact Simulation (2008). Earth was born as a result of repeated asteroid collisions, the moon was created by a single giant impact event. Then, Earth's size ...

www.newsweek.com/huge-asteroids-taurid-meteor-shower-earth-risk-623115

Scientists have discovered a new branch of the Taurids meteor stream that could pose a major risk to Earth, with asteroids up to 1,000 feet wide flying past us every few years. The Taurids meteor ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130214-biggest-asteroid-impacts...

The asteroid known as 2012 DA14 will narrowly miss Earth this Friday, the closest asteroid flyby on record. But the planet has not always been so lucky. Earth's craters are enduring testaments to ...

www.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroidwatch

Average distance between Earth and the moon is about 239,000 miles (385,000 kilometers). The Asteroid Watch Widget tracks asteroids and comets that will make relatively close approaches to Earth. The Widget displays the date of closest approach, approximate object diameter, relative size and distance from Earth for each encounter.