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Russian meteorite

Chelyabinsk meteorite 'shrinks by 20kg' as skyfall anniversary approaches
Chelyabinsk is to celebrate one year since a meteorite hit the Siberian city with a scientific conference, a memorial stone and fireworks at the site of its landing. Meanwhile, the “birthday boy” from space has lost 20 kg in weight and got a bit rusty.

13.02.2014 18:45

NASA: New Chelyabinsk-like meteor strike 7-times as likely as thought
New research out of NASA suggests the odds of the Earth being rocked by another meteorite on par with the one that unexpectedly shook Chelyabinsk, Russia earlier this year are higher than previously estimated.

07.11.2013 18:23

Russian meteor shows 20,000,000 space rocks threaten Earth, scientists warn
The meteor that shocked Russia in February when it exploded in the skies above Chelyabinsk shows us that the danger from space rocks smashing into Earth is much bigger than previously thought, an international group of scientists has concluded.

07.11.2013 14:53

Huge half-ton chunk of Russian meteorite lifted from lakebed (VIDEO)
The largest-discovered fragment of a Russian meteorite, weighing around 570 kilograms, has been lifted from the bed of Lake Chebarkul in the Urals.

16.10.2013 10:34

Divers raising half-ton sunken fragment of Russian meteorite
Despite a string of ‘unbelievable’ hurdles, a diving operation to lift the biggest-yet discovered fragment of the famous Russian meteorite stuck in a mud lakebed has entered the final phase.

03.10.2013 10:42

Like a rock: Church of meteorite set up by worshippers of famous space debris
A ‘Church of the Meteorite’ has been set up in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk. Its members worship the space rock which streaked across the sky and rocked the region in February, injuring over 1,600 people, and causing damage and furor on the ground.

17.09.2013 11:50

Chelyabinsk meteorite may have gang of siblings – study
The Chelyabinsk meteorite that hit Russia in February, injuring over a thousand, may have stemmed from a massive cluster of rocks which broke off from a disintegrating asteroid thousands of years ago, a new study claims.

05.08.2013 12:44

Nuke monitors show Russian meteorite shockwave circled Earth twice in 3 days
The shockwave generated by the explosion of an asteroid over Russia’s Chelyabinsk was so powerful that it traveled some 85,000km, circling the globe twice over the course of three days, a new study says.

28.06.2013 10:41

Divers find Russian meteorite craters in Chebarkul Lake
Divers searching Chebarkul Lake in Russia’s Urals region have found several craters that may be the impact zones of fragments of the now-famous meteorite that exploded over the area on February 15.

February 27, 2013 12:34