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One Hit, One Miss

Asteroid passes by Earth, but meteor injures 1,100

February 16, 2013

MOSCOW (AP) — With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky Friday and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people a......

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Feb-17-13 12:02 PM

CNN reporter Deb Feyerick in an interview w/ Bill Nye, “Talk about something else that’s falling from the sky and that is an asteroid. What’s coming our way? Is this an effect of, perhaps, of global warming or is this just some meteoric occasion?”


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Feb-16-13 2:14 PM


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Feb-16-13 1:35 PM

There are lots of land mines floating around in space, and eventually a big one will slam into earth. The one that recently impacted Russia was very small and did relatively little damage compared to what a larger chunk of space debris could do.

Many people also do not realize the destructive potential of Yellowstone or several other mega volcanos around the world. Yellowstone literally breathes and pulsates. When it goes it will take out a huge chunk of the U.S. and have worldwide impacts.

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Feb-16-13 6:38 AM

And It'll only take one good direct hit to put us back at the bottom of that food chain. Shows us how insignificant and fragile we all are.

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Feb-16-13 6:15 AM

Incredible! Shows how fragile life on this planet REALLY is.

Recall a much bigger meteorite created the Gulf of Mexico and took out the Dinosaurs. Without it, man would never have ascended to the top of the food chain.

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