Are your affairs in order. Are you ready for the BIG ONE ? We got a rather shocking surprise when a not so small asteroid slipped by our blue ball by a miniscule 45 thousand miles. Traveling at 1500 MPH it was in the city killer range of size and Earth observers had no idea it was coming. Had it been a planet killer we would have found out about it as we saw the blast, no sooner. Now that is a rather embarrassing OOPS! Klikit to read more.
No blistering opinion needed here; just an existential boot in the butt. Are we alone in the universe? It seems more likely there is some life in the endless expanse and the billions of galaxies “out there”.