Neil DeGrass Tyson A planet is heading to our planet before election day, but it probably won’t kill us … but maybe something else will.
The famous astrophysicist posted a photo of a giant rock hurting the Earth, with the caption “Asteroids 2018 VP1, a refrigerator-sized space-rock, hurting us at speeds in excess of 25,000 miles / hour.”
He goes on to say that he can brush with the earth at inauspicious times … “The day before the presidential election, on November 2, he may confuse the earth. But the damage is not so great. So if the world ends in 2020 , It will not be the fault of the universe. “
“Cosmos: Possible Worlds,” said Neil, who hosted the new Fox show.
Speaking of asteroids … NASA has confirmed it On a ball Probably on November 2 U.S. It’s 6.5 feet in diameter and has a 1% chance of hitting somewhere in the country, but still … it’s 2020.
The space agency is saying there are 3 potential issues of impact, but they were not specific. Great.