The head of the Astronomical Research Institute reveals the fact that an asteroid collided with Earth

Dr. Gad El-Qady, head of the National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research, said that there are many rumors on social media, stressing that there is no possibility of any asteroids colliding with Earth.

During his meeting with the “Al-Hayat Al-Youm” program, on “Al-Hayat” satellite channel, with the journalist Lubna Asal, he confirmed that our Lord created the universe wisely and there is no possibility for any celestial body colliding with another object, explaining that the closest asteroid that can approach the earth is twice the distance between the earth and the moon .

He pointed out that there are specialized groups to monitor near-Earth objects, adding that the first solar eclipse we will see from Egypt will be in 2028.


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