Posts tagged "Meteor"

Would we be here if the dinosaurs survived?

Hardly. But the possibility that the dinosaurs might have survived a cataclysmic meteor strike 66 million years ago has been raised by scientists. This is the most interesting story of the year so far. The National Geographic informs us: Wrong place. Wrong time. Dinosaurs didn’t have to die off, but the space impact that blasted... Read more »

Watch a big meteor hit Russia

By Natalia Shurmina and Andrey Kuzmin Reuters1:23 p.m. CST, February 15, 2013 CHELYABINSK, Russia— A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a wide area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured more than 1,000 people. Read more NBC slideshow is here.  
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