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Meteorite that hit Russia millions of years old

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 08:54

A meteorite that entered Earth`s atmosphere and slammed into Russia`s Urals in february had broken off from a large asteroid and collided with another space body several million years ago.

Boy finds intact carcass of woolly mammoth

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 14:35

A neighbourhood adventure has led a 11-year-old Russian boy to discover remains of a 30,000-year-old nearly intact woolly mammoth complete with skin, hair, bones and even reproductive organs.

Apophis asteroid not to strike Earth: Russian experts

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 09:35

The Apophis asteroid is approximately the size of two-and-a-half football fields, and its orbit is slightly offset to that of Earth.