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Posted: Sunday, June 30, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Meteor Shockwave Went the Distance

When a meteor burned up over Russia in February, it set off a shock wave that traveled around the globe—twice. Researchers determined this using data from a system of sensors set up to detect nuclear test explosions. The explosive energy from the impact was reportedly equivalent to 460 kilotonnes of TNT, making it the most powerful event the system had ever recorded. The incident caused injuries to more than 1,000 people, many of whom were hurt by glass shattered by the blast. More...
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