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news.com.au 25 Nov, 2021 03:45 am

One thing you shouldn’t do if an asteroid is coming

One thing you shouldn’t do if an asteroid is coming
An astronomy expert has revealed what you shouldn’t do if a giant space rock is hurtling towards Earth.

An astronomy expert has revealed what you shouldn’t do if a giant space rock is hurtling towards Earth.The last large space rock that entered earth was the Chelyabinsk meteor which burned out above Russia in February, 2013.” The last large space rock that entered earth was the Chelyabinsk meteor which burned out above Russia in February, 2013.“That‘s actually what caused a lot of the injuries in Chelyabinsk, people not unreasonably looked up at this enormous burning fireball in the sky, whose brightness was essentially that of the Sun by the time it finally erupted, that caused a lot of retina damage.

Swinburne astronomer and director of the Space Technology and Industry Institute Professor Alan Duffy said if an asteroid or meteor flies towards the planet, you should try and not look at it.However, Professor Duffy said there shouldn’t be huge concern about giant space rocks smashing into the planet.

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