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More on Chelyabinsk

This article on the Bloomberg site reiterates the dangers of the Chelyabinsk asteroid strike.  Scientists now understand there might be five times as many of objects the size of the Chelyabinsk asteroid as previously thought.  However, the title of the article … Continue reading

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Chelyabinsk Bolide Update

This article in Popular Mechanics has updated information plus remarkable pictures of both the Chelyabinsk Bolide and the hole in the ice.  One commenter noted that it was very unusual that the hole was perfectly round with no jagged edges. This was … Continue reading

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Another Asteroid —2013 TV135— Passes by the Earth

Ukrainian astronomers reported that asteroid  2013 TV135 passed by the Earth from 4.2 million miles. Some astronomers are predicting a slim chance of a collision with earth when it comes back around again.  If it were to hit, it would … Continue reading

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Near Miss With Asteroid 1998 QE2;

We dodged a celestial trainwreck today with the Asteroid 1998 QE2. The asteroid is 1.6 miles wide and has its own moon. It passed us by an estimated 3.6 million miles, but in terms of space, that was a close … Continue reading

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Promo time: Maki and the Bolide comes to life in Siberia this day

In this story in USA Today, a meteor or bolide flashed across the sky and crashed near Chelyabinsk in the Ural Mountains of Russia today. It was estimated to be about 7,000 tons and about the size of a bus. … Continue reading

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