MARK GARLICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK GARLICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Asteroid approaching Earth, artwork. The large asteroid, which is only a few seconds away from impact, is burning in the Earth's atmosphere. The impact of a large asteroid like this would be a catastrophic event that caused global devastation and mass extinction as water vapour or dust thrown into the atmosphere lowered global temperatures.
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