View Full Version : Russian Meteorite Bits Will Be Used In Some 2014 Olympic Medals

2013-Jul-25, 01:50 PM
Going for gold in the Sochi Winter Olympics could earn athletes some out-of-this-world rocks. Athletes who top the podium on Feb. 15, 2014 will receive special medals with pieces of the Chelyabinsk meteor that broke up over the remote Russian community on that day in 2013, according to media reports. (...)Read the rest of Russian [...]

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2013-Jul-26, 10:07 PM
Thanks Fraser, one of the last news reports that I saw on the topic showed Russian soldiers guarding a large hole in the ice on a frozen lake. Does anyone know if divers found an intact chunk at the bottom of the lake?