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A gigantic asteroid which is larger than the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, will hurtle past our planet in around two weeks time.
It is the largest space rock to brush past our planet this year ...
... and previous research has found a rock of this size could plunge Earth into a mini-ice age if it hit.
The impact would cause average temperatures around the world to fall by as much as 8°C, according to a 2016 study on the effects of a collision with a 0.6-mile-wide (1km) asteroid.
Scientists warned the 'very severe global impact' would last several years, causing the world to become a much darker, colder and drier place.