Massive Meteor Explosion over Russia

The Guardian has pictures of a meteor explosion over the city of Chelyabinsk. The meteor was estimated to mass 10 tons, and the resulting explosion shattered windows, damaged roofs and injured an estimated 500 people.

Here’s a video from an on-board car camera catching part of the explosion and the resulting dust cloud:

Very cool, but also very frightening. Thankfully there are no results of deaths, although it looks like many people were injured by falling debris and shattering glass.

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment