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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 Russian 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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