“Listen! The scientist say the asteroid is going to miss the Earth.”
“You’re listening to the wrong scientist.” The room fell silent.
“Yes, the asteroid is missing the Earth, but it is heading directly into the Sun, at a point that will directly face the Earth. Even worse, that zone is a massive coronal hole. Basically, that asteroid is a rocket being shot at the Sun, and physics is going to knock humanity back a peg or two.