Meteor!!!

by Ryan on February 15, 2013

in Anything Else,Natural Disasters,Russia

I thought that today’s celestial action was going to take place 17,500 miles from Earth, not right smack into Russia!

In what scientists are calling a “cosmic coincidence,” a totally random meteor (not related to the asteroid flying by Earth from the south) struck Russia with enough power to produce a sonic boom which has injured nearly 1,000 people, some critically.  What was left of the atmosphere-fried meteor mostly fell into a frozen lake.

Here’s a new story which shows the meteor’s explosion in mid-air:

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