01/06/2021 08:45 PM | Click to read full article
From Judgment Day to Armageddon, movie after movie has tried to capture what it would be like if a giant asteroid struck Earth. What happens when an asteroid manages to enter our planet's atmosphere has always remained a topic of fascination and fear alike.
The latest asteroid to come close to the planet is 2021KT1, an asteroid the size of the Eiffel Tower in Paris! While Nasa, which tracks asteroid movement, is yet to say anything about its direct impact probability, it is likely to zip past the planet on June 1.