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Meteorite
On February 15, a meteor with an estimated diameter of 17m entered the earth's atmosphere at a shallow angle near the city of Chelyabinsk in central Russia.On the same day an asteroid passed close to the earth. VoR looks into the background of these phenomena.
The discovery of fragments of the 10-tonne meteorite that exploded above the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Friday, causing a shockwave that injured more than 1,200 people, has sparked a frenzy of interest and activity in the region. VoR has the story in pictures.
Scientists said they had discovered fragments of the meteor that plunged over Russia's Ural Mountains creating a shockwave that injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes last week. The find has triggered huge interest in the scientific community.
A ten ton meteorite has crashed to earth near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, causing injuries to more than 1,000 people. Scientists say there was no connection between the meteorite crash and the passing of an asteroid close to Earth on Friday evening. VoR's Sarah Johnston reports.
A ten ton meteorite has crashed to earth near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, causing injuries to more than 900 people. Meanwhile, this evening, an asteroid is due to pass close by the earth this evening. But scientists say the events are not related. VoR's Sarah Johnston reports.
More than 500 people have been treated for injuries and shock following the meteor crash in the Chelyabinsk region on Friday. VoR's Sarah Johnston spoke to Sergey Lamzim, Deputy Director of MSU Shternberg Astronomical Institute at the University of Moscow.
Martian rocks unearthed by a meteorite may contain the strongest evidence yet that there could be life on Mars. The evidence comes from the McLaughlin crater, created by a meteorite which smashed into the surface of Mars. VoR looks into the chances of extraterrestrial life on Mars.
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