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Russian Meteor Explosion

Do You Feel Safer Now?

Mark Boslough | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Mark Boslough

Last week, the first round of papers related to last year's spectacular asteroid explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, appeared. One of the most significant conclusions suggests that we may have underestimated the number of building-sized asteroids by up to a factor of 10.

Russian Space Rock May Have Had Near-Miss Before Impact

Space.com | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

The meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February likely had a near miss before it hit Earth, possibly with another solar system object ...

Asteroids and Ancestors

Al Eisele | Posted 04.20.2013 | Books
Al Eisele

It may seem far-fetched to claim that the meteor that exploded above Siberia last week deserves a footnote in the memoir I'm writing of my late parents, both prominent writers, but it's true.

LIVE UPDATES: Russian Meteor Explosion

Posted 07.28.2014 | Science

A meteor estimated to weigh 10 tons exploded near the Ural mountains in Russia Friday, injuring nearly 1000 people and causing extensive property dama...

WATCH: Extreme Close-Up Of Meteor Explosion

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.19.2013 | Science

This terrifying video of a meteor explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, is one of many angles of the fiery event captured by amateurs Friday. This pa...