Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth on April 19

Friday, 14 April 2017  (1 week ago)
An asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on April 19 at a safe but uncomfortably close distance, according to astronomers. “Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid this size,̶...

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