Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Our Universe - Asteroid Hit simulation

Many Science fiction movies described a scenario where a huge asteroid hits our earth.
99942 Apophis is a near-Earth asteroid that caused a brief period of concern in December 2004 because initial observations indicated a relatively large probability (up to 2.7%) that it would strike the Earth in 2029 or 2036.
here is a good simulation of what it may cause to our Earth:

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