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16 February 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16FEB2013 PT.2

Hundreds injured as meteor fireball screams across the sky in Russia
NBCNews.com (blog)
The fireball reports spread just hours before a 150-foot-wide asteroid was due to make a close flyby, coming within 17,200 miles of Earth. It's unlikely that there's any connection between the fireballand the encounter asteroid, known as 2012 DA14 ...

Russian Meteor Explosion VIDEOS: Fireball Hits Chelyabinsk
Huffington Post
This terrifying video of a meteor explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, is one of many angles of the fiery event captured by amateurs Friday. This particularly dramatic angle of the explosion over a highway shows a bright flash in the sky, as the 10-ton ...

Russia's Fireball Incident Makes Headlines Around the World (Video)
Hollywood Reporter
For instance, the evening newscast on the country's main national network, Channel One, devoted about 20 minutes to reports related to the fireball. The state-run station aired footage of a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and the country's ...

Nuclear-like in its intensity, Russia meteor blast is largest since 1908
NBCNews.com (blog)
It was the largest reported fireball since the Tunguska event in 1908 – an asteroid that flattened millions of trees over a wide area in Siberia – according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Multiple amateur videos posted online showed the meteor's ...

Meteorite hits Russian Urals: Fireball explosion ...
Russia's Urals region has been rocked by a meteorite explosion in the stratosphere. The ...
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Russian Meteorite Explosion! - YouTube
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Russian Meteorite Explosion Compilation! Shot Down By Russian Air Defense? http://rt.com ...
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Why did meteor do so much damage? - CBS News ...
CBS News video: Why did meteor do so much damage? - The meteor that exploded over ...
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2/15: Meteor explodes over Russia; moving on after ...
CBS News video: 2/15: Meteor explodes over Russia; moving on after tragedy - The meteor ...
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Asteroid whizzes past, meteor rattles Urals | News ...
Astronomers say an asteroid has whizzed safely past Earth over the Indian Ocean, as injured ...
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Former astronaut watches in wonder
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:11 PM PST
Former astronaut Mark Brown learns of the meteorite that hit Russia by watching WDTN.COM and he is wowed.

Meteor guide: science and safety of Earth-bound rocks
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:09 PM PST
As the meteorite landing in Russia today showed, space rocks can be destructive – but they also tell us about a lot about our solar system

Amazing video of Russian meteorite
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:09 PM PST
A local physics professor explains the power behind the meteorite that struck Russia

Meteorite explodes over Russia, more than 1,000 injured
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:08 PM PST
CHELYABINSK, Russia (Reuters) - A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.

Asteroid, meteor put eyes on the skies
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:06 PM PST
A meteorite slams into the earth as an asteroid goes whizzing by just outside our atmosphere.

Meteorite Collectors Race to Find Fragments in Russia 
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:05 PM PST
Meteorite hunters converging on Russia for a collector's bonanza.

Earth remains safe for now – but what about next asteroid?
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:04 PM PST
Although the probability of a meteorite crashing in their backyards shouldn?t keep ordinary people up at night, scientists who study such matters are worried. Click to Continue »

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: 3-pound Meteorite strikes Louisville in 1977
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 04:02 PM PST
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The amazing video of the meteorite that flashed out of the sky and disintegrated in Russia on Thursday has made headlines. The sonic booms busted out glass and debris that injured 1,100 people. In this week’s Friday Flashback Louisville had a three pound meteorite strike in late January 1977, producing a fireball and sonic booms; Chuck Olmsted’s reported on the ...

Meteorite insurance: are you covered?
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 03:55 PM PST
If a meteorite hits your house, will your insurance may cover the damages?

Meteor explodes over Russia, once in a lifetime occurrence
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 03:52 PM PST
Local 6's Robert Bradfield spoke to a Murray State professor who says Russia's meteoritesighting may be a once in a lifetime occurrence.

Russian Fireball Explosion Comes Amid Fireball Season
Space.com
It's fireball season on Earth, and it is starkly clear for residents in eastern Russia where a brightfireball exploded in the atmosphere early today (Feb. 15). For reasons scientists don't quite understand, there appears to be an increase in the ...

Russia Meteor Blast Is Biggest in 100 Years
Space.com
The dramatic fireball that exploded over Russia today (Feb. 15) was apparently the biggest such blast in more than a century, scientists say. The object that caused the Russian fireball, which damaged hundreds of buildings and wounded perhaps 1,000 ...

Meteor Explosion in Russia Hurts More than 500 People: Reports
Space.com
"I would think that this is likely an exploding fireball (or bolide) event caused by the atmospheric impact of a small asteroid," Don Yeomans, head of NASA's Near-Earth Object Program, told SPACE.com. "If the reports of ground damage can be verified ...

Fireball streaks over Portage
Portage Daily Register
An apparent meteor shot through and illuminated the night sky in April 2010; 911 calls to local law enforcement agencies came from residents in Wisconsin and at least four other Midwestern states as the object tracked from west to east.

Apparent Meteorite Crash in Russia Causes Giant Explosions, Forces ...
Gawker
Jaw-Dropping Meteor Fireball Explodes Over Russia, Injuring 950 the Day Before Asteroid Fly At least one meteorite crashed into Russia earlier today, causing several giant explosions and forcing schools and offices to be evacuated. The meteorite ...

Russian meteor shower in Ural Mountains town of Chelyabinsk injures 1000
Washington Times
The Associated Press reports that a Russian Interior Ministry spokesman said the fireball brought an explosion and sonic boom big enough that windows broke. Some of the injuries, CBS reported, were due to the broken and flying glass. Meteor fragments ...

Was that Fireball a Meteor or a Meteorite? - NYTimes.com
punctuated many of the spectacular videos recorded in and around the Siberian city of ...
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Meteor fireball sparks alarm and awe in Russia's Chelyabinsk region
A huge fireball fell from the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, resulting in a ...
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Meteor Fireball Triggers Explosions and Injuries | KTLA 5
MOSCOW -- At least 100 people were reportedly injured when a meteor streaked across the sky ...
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Must-see videos of spectacular Friday fireball over Russia | Astro Bob
Video of a brilliant fireball over Russia on Feb. 15, 2013 local time. A spectacular fireball ...
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Russie : une météorite explose au-dessus de l'Oural, 950 personnes blessées
TV5 Monde
Une boule incandescente accompagnée d'une très vive lumière blanche est apparue à 09h20 locales (03H20GMT) dans le ciel de Tcheliabinsk. Ce phénomène est sans précédent par l'ampleur de son bilan humain.

Meteorite in Russia - Compilation météorite tombé en Russie 15-02-2013
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Meteorite in Russia - Compilation météorite tombé en Russie 15-02-2013. PiloteTeteBrulee









Meteorite crash in Russia - Russian Meteorite Explosion!-метеорит
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Метеорит озеро Чебаркуль место падения
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Meteor Shower Russia Live - метеорит Челябинск Meteorite رجم 隕石
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Метеорит в Челябинске?
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Meteorite Strikes - HuffPost Live
500 people sought treatment for injuries after a meteorite struck Russia. Plus, Elizabeth Warren ...
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A Possible Meteorite Strike in Russia - Video - The ...
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Watch A Possible Meteorite Strike in Russia video online.
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Skyfall: Hundreds injured as meteorite wreaks ...
7 min
It's not been quite average morning in Russia. People in the Urals region have seen burning ...
youtube.com

Meteor Blast Over Russia Feb. 15 | Complete ...
A meteor exploded over a Russian city earlier today, injuring hundreds and damaging property.
space.com

Shock Wave of Fireball Meteor Rattles Siberia, Injuring 1000
New York Times
MOSCOW — Debris from a meteor streaked through the sky with a blinding flash in western Siberia early Friday, creating a thunderous shock wave that damaged buildings across a vast territory. Russia's Interior Ministry said more than 1,000 people were ...

Russian meteor likely unconnected to asteroid flyby
USA TODAY
A Russian meteor blast that has reportedly injured more than 500 people appears unconnected to the flyby Friday of an asteroid passing close to Earth, according to astronomers. The 13-story-size asteroid, 2012 DA14, passes within 17,100 miles of Earth ...

Hundreds injured by meteor explosion in Russia
Los Angeles Times
MOSCOW -- A meteor streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, producing a blast that injured hundreds, caused minor damage to buildings and temporarily disrupted Internet communication, officials said.

Conspiracy theories already flourishing in Russia about meteor explosion
Washington Post (blog)
When I had coffee this morning with a fellow journalist who was born in Ukraine and had just returned from a reporting trip to Moscow, she told me that the one thing I should keep in mind about public reaction to the meteor that streamed over central ...

Russian health official: Nearly 1000 injured after meteor explodes over Ural ...
Washington Post
The Russian Academy of Sciences said the meteor — estimated to be about 10 tons — entered the Earth's atmosphere going at least 54,000 kph (33,000 mph). It shattered about 30-50 kilometers (18-32 miles) above the ground, releasing several kilotons of ...

Who pays for damage from a meteor?
CNN
If your house is hit by a space object -- such as the remnants of the meteor that stunned people in the Urals region of western Siberia -- it won't be a major hit to your bank account. "Your insurance covers falling objects," said Robert Hartwig ...

Science Channel Announces 'Russian Meteor Explosion' Special
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Science Channel just announced that they're premiering a new special titled “Russian Meteor Explosion.” The special will examine the story of the meteor that streaked across the sky today exploding in Russia's Ural Mountains and injuring around 1 ...

Meteor explosion injuries will run the gamut from superficial to blunt trauma ...
Fox News
As nearly 1,000 people seek medical attention for injuries caused by a meteor explosion over Russia's Ural Mountains Friday, experts say these injuries could range from minor eye scratches to blunt force trauma. The injuries most likely resulted from ...

Hundreds Injured in Blast as Meteor...
ABC News
A massive meteor shower slammed into Earth near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, located about 1,000 miles east of Moscow in the Ural Mountains. Dashboard cameras captured a blinding flash of light streaking across the sky. Moments later, the fragments ...

Meteor over Russia! (pictures)
CNET
While you were waiting for asteroid 2012 DA14 to pass by Earth, a little bit of outer space actually came down to the ground. Reports out of Russia today tell of a meteor (or maybe meteors, plural?) swooping out of the sky, and there's plenty of ...

How the Falling Meteor Packed a Sonic Punch
Discovery News
A 10-ton meteor that entered the atmosphere over Russia on Friday triggered a powerful sonic boom. So what causes a sonic boom? The huge sound is the result of colliding pressure waves in the atmosphere generated by an object moving faster than the ...

BREAKING: Huge Meteor Explodes Over Russia
Slate Magazine (blog)
[UPDATE: When I wrote the headline for this article, I thought there was evidence the meteor had broken up in a single event while still high up in the atmosphere, so I used the word "explode". I don't want to mislead people; there may not have been ...

Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring hundreds (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
A 10-ton meteor exploded in the sky above Russia on Friday, causing a shockwave that blew out windows injuring some 400 people and sending fragments falling to the ground in the Ural Mountains. Here's a look at those objects in the sky: Skip to next ...

Meteor Causes Panic in Russia
Voice of America
Russian officials say a meteor streaked across the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains Friday morning, causing explosions and shattering windows. Officials say more than 400 people in the Chelyabinsk region were injured, many of them hurt by broken glass.

Spectacular Video of Meteor Over Siberia
New York Times (blog)
Last Updated, 10:22 a.m. As our colleagues Ellen Barry and Andrew Kramer report, Russians recorded video of bright objects, apparently debris from a meteor, “streaking through the sky in western Siberia early on Friday, accompanied by a boom that ...

Meteor explodes over Russian Urals, injuring 950 – live updates
The Guardian (blog)
A meteor or meteors entered the atmosphere over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk early Friday and exploded in the sky, generating a shock wave that injured an estimated 950 people and damaged buildings. Itar-Nass news agency also reported damage in ...

Russian Meteor Memes Explode All Over the Internet
Mashable
The meteor that lit up the skies over Russia also crushed the Internet as funny folks scrambled to craft meteor memes faster than you can say "Where's Bruce Willis when you need him?" Russianmeteor memes employed the use of topless Putin, Nyan Cat and ...

Meteor explodes over Russia; about 1100 injured
Washington Times
The meteor — estimated to be about 10 tons — entered the Earth's atmosphere at a hypersonic speed of at least 54,000 kph (33,000 mph) and shattered into pieces about 30-50 kilometers (18-32 miles) above the ground, the Russian Academy of Sciences ...

Hundreds injured in Russia meteor crashing
Aljazeera.com
About 950 people have been injured after a meteor streaked across the sky in central Russia, sending fireballs crashing to Earth, smashing windows and setting off car alarms. Fragments of the meteor fell on Friday in a thinly populated area of the ...

Before You Do Anything Else You Must Watch This Meteor Tear Over Russia ...
Business Insider
Initial reports pegged the glowing ball as a huge meteor, but speculation lingers over what exactly it may have been. The object exploded over Eastern Russia, near the Ural mountains, on Friday morning. The BBC reports the blast was so intense that ...

Russian meteor injures at least 500
Detroit Free Press
A spokeswoman for the Emergency Ministry, Irina Rossius, told The Associated Press that there was a meteor shower, but another ministry spokeswoman, Elena Smirnikh, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying it was a single meteorite. According ...

Central Russia meteor captured on camera
euronews
A flash of bright light, the sound of explosions – what witnesses report and cameras captured as a meteor broke apart as it entered the Earth's atmosphere above Chelyabinsk in central Russia. In the aftermath, a meteor shower that injured hundreds, set ...

Russian meteor christens G-20 meeting
MarketWatch (blog)
The meteor, or meteors – international media find it hard to agree on the actual number of objects – caused panic in the thinly populated area of Chelyabinsk region as it smashed into a zinc factory, with residents reporting shaking ground, car alarms ...

Meteor over Russia creates buzz at Fairbanks Planetarium
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The meteor that shot across New England just after 10 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2012 was reportedly seen from New Hampshire to Ontario. Farlice-Rubio, a science teacher at the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, suspects it burned up in the ...

The Queue: Meteor swarm
Joystiq
Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mike Sacco will be your host today. Footage of the meteorcrashing in Russia yesterday is intense! Even the contrail is on ...

Russian Meteor Explosion Seen from Space | Space.com
The meteor explosion over Russia earlier today was captured by a space satellite in orbit ...
space.com

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Meteor fireballs across central Russia
Scientific American (blog)
A few tons of meteor streaked across central Russia on Friday 15th February 2013, itsfireball leaving great contrails in the sky and generating explosive shockwaves that smashed windows and damaged buildings. Reports indicate a number of craters a few...

Russia meteorite: Spectacular dash cam video of fireball falling in Urals region
RT
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Russian meteor: Hundreds hurt after 10-ton object explodes over Urals
Chicago Tribune
CHELYABINSK, Russia -- More than 500 people were injured when a meteorite shot across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, sending fireballs crashing to Earth, shattering windows and damaging buildings. Russia's Academy of Sciences ...

Meteorite hits Russian Urals Fireball explosion wreaks havoc, up to 500 injured
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Meteorite hits Russian Urals Fireball explosion wreaks havoc, up to 500 injured.

Russia meteorite explosion: Zinc factory wall ...
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Video courtesy: 00:01 - 00:20 Youtube user RedOrion1 Reportedly at least one piece of the ...
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Video - Meteorite Injures Hundreds in Russia - WSJ.com
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A meteorite plunged to earth near Chelyabinsk, over 900 miles east of Moscow. WSJ's Greg ...
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Celestial damage in central Russia as meteor ...
world news - Up to 400 people have been injured after a meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk in ...
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Meteor Falls in Russia, Hundreds Injured | Video ...
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A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains injuring hundreds.
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