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Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 17 2013, 11:34pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.
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Astronomers Think This Cosmic Rubble Pile May Show Us How To Avert An Asteroid Disaster

Aug 15 2014 3:10pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Astronomers are keeping a close eye on asteroid 1950 DA, which is expected to give Earth a close shave on March 16, 2880. The strange asteroid -- essentially just a half-mile-wide collection of rubble rather than a rocky lump -- could cause tsunami-like waves if it were actually to collide with our planet. Fortunately, the chance of 1950 DA colliding with Earth has been pegged at just one in 4,000. That's good news for our descendants, of course. Even better is this: astronomers a ...
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No trace of meteorite in Urals lake: Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 16 2013, 3:27pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

No trace of meteorite in Urals lake: Russia
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A day after meteorite fragment reported to have fallen in Russia's Chelyabinsk region, the government said divers examining the Lake Chebarkul found no trace of the celestial body.
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Twitter abuzz after meteor shower

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 16 2013, 1:29am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Twitter abuzz after meteor shower
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in Chelyabinsk, the region hardest hit by the meteorite that slammed Russia Friday morning, have a tough-guy reputation, pumped up in recent years by a popular TV skit show. Twitter feeds in the hours following landfall kept up the image, but admitted some weaknesses too.
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Injuries swell to 1,000 as meteorite hits Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 15 2013, 4:48pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Injuries swell to 1,000 as meteorite hits Russia
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 1,000 people in Russia, including more than 200 children, have been injured as a result of falling meteorite fragments, mostly in Chelyabinsk region, the interior ministry said.
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Over 500 injured as meteor shower hits Russia

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 15 2013, 5:32am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Over 500 injured as meteor shower hits Russia
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS) More than 500 people, including 84 children, were injured when a meteorite shower rained down on three regions of Russia, and neighbouring Kazakhstan, officials said Friday.
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