Far More Asteroids Have Hit The Earth Than We Thought, Astronauts Say

April 19, 2014 5:20 PM

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Bad news, earthlings. A former NASA scientist says it's mere happenstance that an Armaggedon-style asteroid hasn't hit a densely populated area in the last few years.

On Tuesday, the B612 Foundation, which is devoted to preventing the next deep impact, will present data from a nuclear-weapons test warning satellite showing that far more asteroids have hit earth in the past few years than previously thought, the organization announced on its website.

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