Russian meteor

  1. Space

    The Russian Meteor Sent a Shockwave Around the Earth Twice

    Back in February, an unexpected meteor entered the atmosphere and exploded about twelve miles above the Earth's surface over Chelyabinsk, Russia. It took the world by surprise, and it's still the subject of study to find out what happened, how we missed it, and hopefully how to stop things like it from happening in the future. The latest data on the meteor shows the shockwave from the explosion circled the Earth twice.

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  2. Space

    Meteor Streaks by East Coast, Americans Regret Lack of Dashboard Cams [Video]

    Last night around 8:00 p.m. EDT a large meteor streaked across the sky here on the east coast. The object was spotted in states spanning from North Carolina to Maine and as far inland as Ohio. It didn't explode and cause massive amounts of damage like the Russian meteor back in February, but it did catch people off guard. It also made me wish we all had dashboard cameras like in Russian so we could have done a better job of capturing some video of it.

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  3. Space

    NASA Reveals Details of Russian Meteor Explosion [Video]

    There were a lot more questions than answers when a meteor exploded over Russia's Ural mountains earlier this month, but NASA has finally come out with what details it can regarding the event. They've released a new ScienceCast video through their ScienceAtNASA YouTube channel that explains what happened, and why no one saw it coming.

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