Space rock closes in on Earth



  1. What fraction or percentage of the distance to the moon, is the asteroid expected to come to the earth?
  2. How far does the asteroid travel in a day?
  3. How do you think the scientists calculated the "odds" near the end of the article?
  4. Why do you think scientists wanted publicity for this story?


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