After Chelyabinsk: European experts assess asteroid options
(Phys.org) —In February, a speeding asteroid slammed into our atmosphere and exploded high over Russia's Ural region, injuring hundreds and causing millions of euros of damage. What should we do if we have ...
Russian researcher claims to have found rocks from object that caused Tunguska explosion
What exploded over Russia?
When the sun rose over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday, Feb. 15th, many residents of nearby Chelyabinsk already knew that a space rock was coming. Later that day, an asteroid named 2012 DA14 would pass ...
Russia halts search for meteorite
Russian authorities halted their search Sunday for the meteorite that spectacularly struck the Urals last week, leaving about 1,200 people injured and damaging several thousand buildings.
Tunguska, 1908: Russia's greatest cosmic mystery
The stunning burning-up of a meteor over Russia on Friday that unleashed a shockwave injuring hundreds of people appears to be the country's most dramatic cosmic experience since the historic Tunguska Event ...
Research team claims to have found evidence Lake Cheko is impact crater for Tunguska Event
Getting WISE About Nemesis
Is our Sun part of a binary star system? An unseen companion star, nicknamed 'Nemesis,' may be sending comets towards Earth. If Nemesis exists, NASA's new WISE telescope should be able to spot it.
Kansas scientists probe mysterious possible comet strikes on Earth
It's the stuff of a Hollywood disaster epic: A comet plunges from outer space into the Earth's atmosphere, splitting the sky with a devastating shock wave that flattens forests and shakes the countryside.