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Tag: meteorite Russia

February 18, 2013 | 10:38 am

Streaking Light Over Bay Area Friday Night; Video

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Barely a few hours after we put up this speculative post “What if a Meteorite Hit San Francisco?,” which we posted on the heels of the Siberian meteorite plus the near-miss asteroid DA14, came reports of a meteor — or something — streaking across the San Francisco Bay Area sky. Reports of the sighting Friday […]

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February 15, 2013 | 8:40 am

Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Injures Nearly 1,000; Watch Video

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Via the New York Times, video recorded from the dashboard camera of a car in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Friday. MOSCOW (AP) — A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 […]

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