The realization that asteroids can sneak up on us after the Russian incident earlier this year. Now, they’re going to really put more effort into looking for the big one. With Ben Affleck as Batman, we’ll need Bruce Willis to do a solo mission if they find one.
More than 1,000 people were injured last February in Chelyabinsk, Russia, when a meteor exploded over the city. The collision shattered windows and pelted startled residents with shards of glass and debris. In the aftermath, the world was transfixed by extraordinary videos of the huge fireball as it streaked across the sky. Many wondered, why on earth did no one see it coming?