On Feb. 15, 2013, during the morning commute in the skies over Chelyabinsk, Russia, modern civilization has a ringside view of what it's like to be hit by a violent cosmic event.
For only the second time in history, an asteroid has hit Earth that was discovered hours before impact. Continue reading →
A new mathematical simulation visually reproduces how the Chelyabinsk meteor carved a two-tongued tail in the sky. Continue reading →
Meteor strikes like the one that rocked the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15 probably happen far more frequently than previously believed -- up to 10 times more frequent. Continue reading →
The Chelyabinsk meteor blast provided scientists with a trove of rare data. What they learned might make you duck and cover. Continue reading →
The half-ton meteorite is said to have been part of the ground-shaking meteor from February 2013 that hurt 1,200 people.
A Russian scientist claims to have found three tiny meteorite samples from the 1908 Tunguska event. Did they really originate from the historic fireball? Continue reading →
Friday's historic meteor airburst over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, gave the unlikely statistics of being hit by space rocks a very human twist. ->
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