Chances of Hazardous Asteroid Hitting Earth Are Higher Than Scientists Thought

New data suggests that the odds that one of the most hazardous known asteroids in our solar system might collide with Earth are higher than previously thought. Okay, you don’t need to panic. The chances of asteroid Bennu hitting our planet in the next century are still very low, but if an impact were to occur, it would have the force of 1,200 megatons in TNT equivalent.