Russian scientist urges creation of anti-meteorite shield

Saturday 23rd February, 2013

Photo taken on Feb. 17, 2013 released by RIA Novosti agency shows a scientific researcher holding a meteor fragments found in the chebarkul lake region near Chelyabinsk, about 1,500 kilometers east of Moscow, Russia. Scientists have found fragments of a meteor that exploded over Russia’s central Urals and triggered a shock wave that injured hundreds and shattered scores of windows, experts said Monday. (Xinhua/RIA Novosti) Russia needs about 2 billion U.S. dollars to build a working anti-meteorite defense system, a Russian scientist said Monday. “Beside a network of ground-base telescopes we …

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