If you haven’t heard by now, then we’ve got some perhaps unsettling news:
There’s an asteroid the size of an office building headed toward — but, we’re told, not directly at — our planet.
Called 2012 DA14, it’s supposed to pass within about 17,000 miles of us at 2:24 p.m. ET and then start heading away.
NASA says it’s not going to hit us, and is streaming its webcast of this event. We’ll embed it in this post and get back to you, we trust, when the rock has passed by. If you’re in the U.S., by the way, don’t bother looking up. Daylight will obscure our view.