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Chebarkul Lake Meteorites Confirmed As Fragments Of Russian Fireball

The Russian International News Agency (RIA Novosti) confirms that the small half-inch black rocks littered around the hole on frozen Lake Chebarkul near Chelyabinsk have been confirmed as meteorites from Friday’s exploding fireball. Click HERE for a closeup photo. Victor Grokhovsky of Urals Federal University and a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Committee…
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Watch Asteroid 2012 DA14 Flyby LIVE On The Web

After this morning’s┬áRussian fireball, we’re all sitting on the edge of our seats, but the fireball and 2012 DA14 are unrelated asteroid fragments on very different paths. One made a beeline directly to Earth, the other will safely pass 17,150 miles away around 1:24 p.m. (CST) today. The latest estimates on the Russian meteoroid’s size…
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