russian meteor in 2013

Astronomers Stress the Need for Characterizing the Population of Nearby Potential Earth-Impactors

The meteor explosion over Russia in February 2013 raised concerns that even small asteroid impactors may wreak some havoc given…

8 years ago

Big Meteorite Chunk Found in Russia’s Ural Mountains

Scientists and meteorites hunters have been on a quest to find bits of rock from the asteroid which exploded over…

9 years ago

Astronomers Calculate Orbit and Origins of Russian Fireball

Just a week after a huge fireball streaked across the skies of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, astronomers published a…

9 years ago

Russian Fireball Inspires Journey into the World of Meteorites

A little more than week ago a 7,000 ton, 50-foot (15-meter) wide meteoroid made an unexpected visit over Russia to…

9 years ago

European Asteroid Smasher Could Bolster Planetary Defense

Planetary Defense is a concept very few people heard of or took seriously - that is until last week’s humongous…

9 years ago