For Brad: Apophis' chance of hitting Earth downgraded

#1 Posted by Alphazero (1548 posts) -

 

NASA had said Apophis asteroid could have hit around 2029

 
Apophis is the asteroid that in the Rage fiction hits the Earth causing all the death and destruction that leads to you needing to shoot dudes in the face. They had been saying it was a 1/45,000 chance, but now estimate a 1/4,000,000.
 
Or that's they WANT us to believe.
#2 Posted by eroticfishcake (7792 posts) -

Chances are still small either way.

#3 Edited by Valames (726 posts) -

That's what I WANT us to believe too. And I will!

#4 Posted by Alphazero (1548 posts) -
@Valames said:
" That's what I WANT us to believe too. And I will! "
I dunno man. Better to keep your Bruce Willises and Aerosmiths on stand-by just in case.
#5 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@eroticfishcake said:
" Chances are still small either way. "
In a case like this 1 in 45k chance is actually not that small.
#6 Posted by eroticfishcake (7792 posts) -
@CL60: True. In comparison anyway.
#7 Posted by Valames (726 posts) -
@Alphazero said:
" @Valames said:
" That's what I WANT us to believe too. And I will! "
I dunno man. Better to keep your Bruce Willises and Aerosmiths on stand-by just in case. "
Owen Wilson too, he was there. He was the cowboy.... yep...
#8 Posted by PeasForFees (2411 posts) -
@Alphazero said:
" @Valames said:
" That's what I WANT us to believe too. And I will! "
I dunno man. Better to keep your Bruce Willises and Aerosmiths on stand-by just in case. "
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