Um, About That Asteroid That Wasn't Going to Hit Us...

For a while there in 2004, the newly-discovered asteroid 99942 Apophis looked like it had Earth's number. Then scientists crunched some numbers, and the odds of a terrestrial bullseye dropped to 1 in 45,000, where they stand today. Sort of. It turns out that there are a few things we still don't know about the orbit‚Ķ » 7/16/08 10:00am 7/16/08 10:00am