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    Default Meteor explodes over Russia - hundreds injured!

    When I got up this morning the BBC news was proclaiming a "record breaking asteroid miss" - without any irony.

    Meanwhile in Russia...

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/20...tes?intcmp=122
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    That night, too, there was another jetting out of gas from the distant planet. I saw it. A reddish flash at the edge, the slightest projection of the outline just as the chronometer struck midnight; and at that I told Ogilvy and he took my place. The night was warm and I was thirsty, and I went stretching my legs clumsily and feeling my way in the darkness, to the little table where the siphon stood, while Ogilvy exclaimed at the streamer of gas that came out towards us.

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    "The Russian Academy of Sciences estimates that the meteor weighed about 10 tonnes and entered the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of at least 54,000 km/h (33,000mph)."

    I agree with whatever it was the Russian shouted in that video...
    Épée-n in the leg.

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    This stuff still surprises me sometimes...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TBennett View Post
    This stuff still surprises me sometimes...

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