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Fraser
2013-Feb-25, 10:10 PM
Just a week after a huge fireball streaked across the skies of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, astronomers published a paper that reconstructs the orbit and determines the origins of the space rock that exploded about 20-14 km (12-15 miles) above Earth’s surface, producing a shockwave that damaged buildings and broke windows. Researchers Jorge Zuluaga [...]

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