The Swift-Tuttle comet hurtling through space at 150 times the speed of sound would hit Earth at 300 times the force of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. Photo: Shutterstock

This is what would happen if a comet smacked into Earth

Size of the comet or asteroid not the only thing to consider as the brunt of the damage would come from gases released into the Earth’s atmosphere

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The Swift-Tuttle comet hurtling through space at 150 times the speed of sound would hit Earth at 300 times the force of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. Photo: Shutterstock
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