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    Careful Calculations Show That Earth is Safe From Asteroid Apophis for at Least 100 Y

    If you’re looking for doomsday, you can forget about asteroid Apophis. The latest radar observations have effectively ruled out any possibility of this near-Earth object (NEO) hitting Earth for the foreseeable future.* Apophis (99942 Apophis) was thought to pose a slight risk of impacting Earth in 2068, but the latest observations have refined the estimate …
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    On April 13, 2029, when another approach to the asteroid is expected they will say that it is dangerous.

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    I suspect that more re-calculations are coming down the pike.

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    "Where possible, make a legal U-turn."
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