A Map of Every Nuke-Scale Asteroid Strike From the Last Decade

English: Crater from the 1962
‘Though dinosaur-killing impacts are rare, large asteroids routinely hit the Earth. In the visualization…, you can see the location of 26 space rocks that slammed into our planet between 2000 and 2013, each releasing energy equivalent to that of some of our most powerful nuclear weapons. The video comes from the B612 Foundation, an organization that wants to build and launch a telescope that would spot civilization-ending asteroids to give humans a heads up in trying to deflect them.’ (WIRED)

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