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Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 10:51

Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth`s atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.

Russian meteor exploded with force of 30 Hiroshima N-bombs

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 13:26

The meteor that streaked across the Russian skies on Friday, injuring around 1,200 people, exploded with a force 30 times greater than the Hiroshima nuclear bomb, NASA scientists say.

Friday`s meteor and asteroid `once in 1,000-years event`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 13:04

As scientists were gearing up to witness an asteroid`s closest ever approach to Earth on Friday, a sizeable meteor exploded over Russia, causing thousands of injuries and major damage to buildings.

Russian meteor strike had force of nuclear bomb, says scientist

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 14:34

The meteor strike in a Russian city that left numerous people injured, had exploded in the atmosphere with the force of an atomic bomb, according to an American researcher.

Russia sends clean-up team to meteorite-hit Urals

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 13:25

As part of a rescue and clean-up operation after the meteor strike, which injured around 1,200 people, a 20, 000-strong team has been sent to the Ural region. <br><br>

Twitter abuzz after Russia`s meteor shower

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 13:16

Twitter was abuzz with comments and reactions after Russia`s meteor shower and feeds kept pouring in.

Those aren`t meteors falling, it`s the US testing weapons: Russian leader

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 11:32

Russian lawmaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky, said that meteorite fragments had not rained down on Russia but resulted from US weapons tests.

Asteroid 2012 DA14 makes closest fly-by in history

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 09:14

A 150-foot cosmic rock about the size of a football field hurtled safely past Earth as predicted before and well on schedule, Friday

Over 1,000 injured as 10-ton meteorite hits Russia

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 13:14

Over 1,000 people, including more than 200 children, were injured Friday in a freak incident when a meteor weighing about 10 tons streaked across the sky above Russia`s Ural Mountains.

2013`s first meteor shower peaks this week

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 17:42

Stargazers can celebrate the New Year with a celestial fireworks display as the first meteor shower of 2013 will kick off the year’s night sky events this week.

Geminid meteor shower to grace night sky today

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 08:59

In what is the last sky show for 2012, cosmic fireworks will on Thursday night fascinate skygazers as the Geminids meteor shower will be at its peak.

Geminid meteor shower to grace night sky on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 23:39

Cosmic fireworks will enthral sky gazers on Thursday night as the Geminids meteor shower will be at its peak.