Smaller version of Tunguska meteorite sows panic in Russia

Wednesday 20th February, 2013

“The most significant manifestation of this kind of celestial objects that has ever been observed by man, was the fall of the so-called Tunguska meteorite. However, even after the fall of such a large object, there were no fragments of the meteorite found on the ground because it actually was not solid. It was a concentration of gas and ice-like substances that exploded in Earth’s atmosphere. However, the destruction of that meteorite produced a strong blast wave. The phenomenon that we could observe in Chelyabinsk this morning was similar, although it was of a much smaller scale.” Videos:

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