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Asteroid Stalked Earth for Thousands of Years Before Blasting Russia, Experts Say

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NASA said the energy release was equivalent to 500 kilotons of TNT, 30 times the energy released by the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima in World War II, the biggest cosmic impact since 1908. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.

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Roger G (154)
Monday March 4, 2013, 2:41 pm
noted, thanks !

Julie F (68)
Monday March 4, 2013, 9:24 pm
Wow...thanks that was interesting!

Süheyla C (234)
Monday March 4, 2013, 11:15 pm
wonderful, Thank you Dan

Past Member (0)
Monday March 4, 2013, 11:29 pm
Very COOoOooOl!!! Thanks Dan.

Robert O (12)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 12:20 am

Jim P (3257)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 10:18 am
Thanks for the article.

A fascinating bit of news and scientific explanation(s).

Just glad that this Asteroid did not hit a populated area.

Ty, Dan.

Janice P (5)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 12:26 pm

Pogle S (88)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:48 pm
Haha! Any chance of one of it's mates coming back and doing the same again but on the Pentagon this time around?
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