Quantcast

Russian meteor blast had force of 300-kiloton nuclear warhead

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, February 16, 2013 2:06 EDT
google plus icon
Screen Shot Russian meteor shower
 
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page


Russian meteor blast had force of 300-kiloton nuclear warhead (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor)

The meteor that exploded over the Ural Mountains in Russia Friday now appears to have been a small asteroid clearly unrelated to 2012 DA14, which flitted past Earth Friday afternoon. Initially, the Russian Academy of Science estimated the object’s mass at about 10 metric tons (11 US tons). With more…


 
 
 
 
By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.
 
Google+