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  • Meteor medals an extra incentive in Sochi

    Meteor medals an extra incentive in Sochi

    There are gold medals, and there are those of the meteoric kind.

  • Russia pulls a half-tonne 'meteor chunk' from lake

    Russian divers Wednesday pulled from a murky lake in the Urals a half-tonne suspected meteorite said to have been part of a meteor whose ground-shaking shockwave hurt 1,200 people in February.

  • Meteor that hit Russia may have had close shave with Sun

    Meteor that hit Russia may have had close shave with Sun

    The meteor that injured over 1,500 people when it exploded and showered debris over Russia in February may have had a close shave with the Sun earlier, researchers said Tuesday.

  • Large asteroid heading to Earth? Pray, says NASA

    Large asteroid heading to Earth? Pray, says NASA

    That's about all the United States - or anyone for that matter - could do at this point about unknown asteroids and meteors that may be on a collision course with Earth, Bolden told lawmakers at a US House of Representatives Science Committee hearing...

  • Russia mulls beacons and the bomb to thwart asteroids

    Russia mulls beacons and the bomb to thwart asteroids

    Russian officials on Tuesday proposed ideas ranging from planting beacon transmitters on asteroids to megaton-sized nuclear strikes to avert the threat from meteor collisions with the Earth.

  • Russia asks: How do you stop space objects hitting Earth?

    Russia asks: How do you stop space objects hitting Earth?

    Russia has found, to its cost, that it has no answers. But United States and European experts may be able to help with a few ideas that at first glance seem straight out of science fiction, including smashing spacecraft into asteroids, using the sun'...

  • Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 million

    Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 million

    Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.

  • Scientists discover Russian meteor fragments: report

    Scientists discover Russian meteor fragments: report

    Scientists have discovered fragments of the meteor that spectacularly plunged over Russia's Ural Mountains creating a shockwave that injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes, RIA Novosti reported Monday.

  • Russian meteor exploded with force of 30 Hiroshima bombs

    Russian meteor exploded with force of 30 Hiroshima bombs

    The meteor that streaked across the Russian skies on Friday, injuring around 1,200 people, exploded with a force 30 times greater than the Hiroshima nuclear bomb, NASA scientists say.

  • Russian region begins recovery from meteor fall

    Russian region begins recovery from meteor fall

    A small army of workers set to work on Saturday to replace the estimated 200,000 square meters (50 acres) of windows shattered by the shock wave from a meteor that exploded over Russia's Chelyabinsk region.

  • Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike injures 1,200 Russians

    Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike injures 1,200 Russians

    Divers scoured the bottom of a Russian lake on Saturday for fragments of a meteorite that plunged to Earth in a blinding fireball whose shock-waves injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes.

  • In a rarity, a meteor hit and an asteroid near-miss on same day

    In a rarity, a meteor hit and an asteroid near-miss on same day

    An asteroid half the size of a football field passed closer to Earth than any other known object of its size on Friday, the same day an unrelated and much smaller space rock blazed over central Russia, creating shock waves that shattered windows and ...

  • Asteroid will buzz, miss Earth, unlike meteor

    Asteroid will buzz, miss Earth, unlike meteor

    A 150-foot asteroid hurtled toward Earth's backyard, destined on Friday to make the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded above Russia's Ural Mountains just hours before the asteroid was due to zoom ...

  • Meteor explodes over Russia; about 1,100 injured

    Meteor explodes over Russia; about 1,100 injured

    A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb on Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring about 1,100 people.

  • Around 950 injured in Russia meteor strike

    Around 950 injured in Russia meteor strike

    Around 950 people were injured on Friday when a meteor burned up above the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk, unleashing a shockwave that shattered panes of glass, the regional governor said.

  • 'The end of the world?': Terror over Russian meteor

    'The end of the world?': Terror over Russian meteor

    "I was driving in the car across the square. Suddenly the square lit up with a bright, bright light, not a normal light," said Chelyabinsk resident Vasily Rozhko.

  • Meteor strike in Russia injures almost 500

    Meteor strike in Russia injures almost 500

    A plunging meteor exploded with a blinding flash above central Russia on Friday, sowing panic as the hurtling space debris set off a shockwave that smashed windows and hurt almost 500 people.

  • 'The end of the world?': Terror over Russian meteor

    'The end of the world?': Terror over Russian meteor

    "I was driving in the car across the square. Suddenly the square lit up with a bright, bright light, not a normal light," said Vasily Rozhko.

  • Meteorite hits central Russia, 400 hurt

    Meteorite hits central Russia, 400 hurt

    About 400 people were injured when a meteorite shot across the sky in central Russia on Friday sending fireballs crashing to Earth, smashing windows and setting off car alarms.

  • Meteor shower in Russia's Ural Mountains

    Meteor shower in Russia's Ural Mountains

    A meteor streaked across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring more than 400 people.

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