tunguska event

Claims of Tunguska Meteorite Fragments “Ridiculous,” Scientist Says

by Jason Major May 7, 2013

Last week, Russian researcher Andrei Zlobin announced that stony fragments collected from a riverbed in 1988 are “probably Tunguska meteorites,” and are likely the remains of whatever cosmic object — thought to be either a comet or an asteroid — entered Earth’s atmosphere over the boggy region of Siberia on June 30, 1908, detonating with […]

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Possible Meteorite Fragments from 1908 Tunguska Explosion Found

by Nancy Atkinson May 2, 2013

The 1908 explosion over the Tunguska region in Siberia has always been an enigma. While the leading theories of what caused the mid-air explosion are that an asteroid or comet shattered in an airburst event, no reliable trace of such a body has ever been found. But a newly published paper reveals three different potential […]

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