Astronomers Warn About Potential Dangers To Earth From Giant Comets

8 years ago
A recent study suggests Earth as we know it could be under the threat of giant comets, and ones that may not be on astronomers’ radar.

Earthlings are often assured that asteroids barreling towards our planet and placing life as we know it in peril will be identified well in advance. 
A recent study suggests there are potentially bigger threats out there, and ones that may not be on astronomers’ radar. 
They are called centaurs, and described as truly enormous comets existing outside of the asteroid belt, the area typically watched by scientists. 
Measuring up to roughly 60-miles wide, the speeding masses hail from a place far