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Mar 10, 2016 11:32 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell,
Big fireballs occur about once every two to three years. But smaller meteors are much more frequent.
May 22, 2014 02:39 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Fragments of the asteroid recovered after the powerful Feb. 15, 2013, airburst show it contained an unusual form of the mineral jadeite embedded in glassy structures known as shock veins. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2014 11:37 AM ET // AFP
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.
Dec 13, 2013 12:20 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A new mathematical simulation visually reproduces how the Chelyabinsk meteor carved a two-tongued tail in the sky. Continue reading →
Nov 7, 2013 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Oct 30, 2013 09:14 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The Chelyabinsk meteor blast provided scientists with a trove of rare data. What they learned might make you duck and cover. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2013 11:52 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The meteor that slammed into the skies over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February shocked the world -- how many other tiny asteroid threats are out there? Continue reading →
Oct 16, 2013 11:25 AM ET // AFP
The half-ton meteorite is said to have been part of the ground-shaking meteor from February 2013 that hurt 1,200 people.
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