The Asteroids Closest To Killing Us, Visualised

You can call them "near Earth objects" if you want to. I'll stick with "asteroids hellbent on obliterating our planet and all we hold dear". Here's the line-up of the space rocks closest to killing us, and where they are.

As a bonus, designer Zachary Vabolis has taken the liberty of listing the recorded objects that have have or will come closest to impact. And these are just the 1000m diameter or wider crowd. So, hey, it's been real nice, everybody! I just hope when we get got, it's by one with a cool name. [Power of Visualization via FastCo Design]

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