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The Popigai Crater

The Popigai crater (or astrobleme) in Siberia, Russia is tied with Manicouagan Crater as the seventh largest verified impact crater on Earth. A large bolide impact created the 100 kilometer (62 mi) diameter crater approximately 35 million years ago during the late Eocene epoch. A fascinating side note about this crater: it’s thought to be […]

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FAQ on the Chelyabinsk Asteroid Impact

We have received a tremendous amount of inquires on the Chelyabinsk event last Friday. Board member Clark Chapman and CEO Ed Lu put together this FAQ for our community. As the world had two cosmic events in one day, we’re doing our best to bring you accurate information as soon as humanly possible. Thank you for […]

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