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Closest-ever asteroid to pass Earth and not smack into it just squeaked by us on Sunday

This illustration depicts an asteroid, although not the one which squeezed by Earth on Aug. 16. NASA/JPL-CalTech We have gotten pretty good at spotting worrisome asteroids and monitoring their paths. However generally the little ones sneak by, like asteroid 2020 QG did on Sunday. The European House Company (ESA) NEO Coordination Centre, which screens near-Earth […]