Meteor mania rocks Siberia

The Kansas City Star
Saturday 9th March, 2013

They’ll bring you down For the hardy people of Siberia, where temperatures in winter slide away to minus 50 and lower, a little unexpected luck can ease the passage to a sweeter season. But for citizens of the threadbare town of Deputatskoye, the luck that arrived three weeks ago also brought with it terror and ruin. Shock waves from the explosion of an inbound meteor — the largest object from space to enter Earth’s atmosphere since the Tunguska meteor strike of 1908 — blew out windows, damaged buildings and caused many injuries, mostly from flying glass. Siberians,…

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