Asteroid threat in 2032? Don’t panic, but don’t brush it off

(Photo: P. Carril / ESA file)

A big asteroid sailed past Earth last month, and astronomers haven’t yet totally excluded the possibility that it’ll hit us when it comes around in 2032. If the past is any guide, we won’t have to worry about asteroid 2013 TV135 — but it’s a reminder that we’ll have to fend off a killer space rock one of these days.

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(Source: NBCNews.com)