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Remembering Chelyabinsk, Looking to the Future
Preparing for an Asteroid Strike
More Chelyabinsk Fragments at Site
Ed Lu: The Chelyabinsk Anniversary
Earth-Viewing Satellite Perspectives on the Chelyabinsk Meteor Event
NHK World News Video: Threats from Outer Space
Newest Chelyabinsk Study Published
NASA Tracks Russian Meteor Plume
From the article: “We wanted to know if our satellite could detect the meteor dust,” said Gorkavyi, of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., who led the study, which has been accepted for publication in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. “Indeed, we saw the formation of a new dust belt in Earth’s stratosphere, […]Read more
Part of the Asteroid Family?
Could the Chelyabinsk bolide have been part of a larger asteroid family? Some researchers seem to think so. From the article: “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 […]Read more
Infrasound Detection and the Chelyabinsk Meteor
“Statistically, something this size hits the Earth approximately once every 50 years (though nothing this size or larger has been observed to hit the Earth since 1908). This event was nearly ten times as energetic as the Sulawesi, Indonesia fireball of 2009.” This article by Margaret Campbell-Brown, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and […]Read more