How Big Would An Asteroid Have To Be To Destroy A City Like New York?

Spoiler alert: Not that big.

The leading theory in the demise of the dinosaurs is that an asteroid hit the Earth, causing the mass extinction event. Have you ever wondered what would happen if an asteroid hit one of the biggest cities in America? Thanks to this video, we now have an idea of the horrifying results of such an astronomical event.

The good news is that scientists are hard at work figuring out ways to ward off a potential asteroid hit. I wonder if they've called Bruce Willis. He was able to save Earth in Armageddon. Who's to say he can't do it again?

[Business Insider]

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