Russian Meteor

Threat From Deadly Asteroids 'Ten Times Worse' Than Previously Thought?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The risk of large asteroids hitting Earth is ten times larger than we previously thought, according to a new study. Three extensive studies of the ...

Russian Meteorite Recovered?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A half-ton rock pulled out of a lake in Russia might be a chunk of the meteorite which exploded over Chelyabinsk earlier this year. Scientists said...

WATCH: How Far Did Dust From The Chelyabinsk Meteor Travel?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech

In February of this year an 18-metre-wide meteor weighing 11,000 tons hit the Earth's atmosphere above Russia at 41,600 mph. The residents of the t...

European Space Agency Opens Centre To Watch For Deadly Asteroids

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency has official inaugurated a centre to give early warnings in the event of a dangerous asteroid or meteor on a collision-cours...

Nasa Reveals Our Best Defence Against A Deadly Asteroid Is... 'Prayer'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa chief Charles Bolden has said the best defence against asteroids is... prayer. The remark was made at the US House of Representatives Science ...

Nasa Explains What Exploded Over Russia

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has given its fullest explanation yet of exactly what it was that exploded over Russia two weeks ago. The meteorite, which impacted Chelyabins...

WATCH: It's Russian Meteorite: The Movie!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Now, we know there's nothing particularly laugh-out-loud funny about buildings being hit by a meteorite and people getting hurt as a result. BUT th...

Russian Meteorite Fragments Fetch Thousands

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Tech

Fragments of the meteorite which struck the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Friday has been found - but fakes are already popping up online. The roc...

UN Summit On Deadly Asteroids

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Tech

The United Nations has held high-level discussions about the threat of asteroids and meteors after last week's bombardment in Russia. According to ...

Russian Meteorite Could Have Hit UK, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Tech

The 10-ton meteor that caused chaos and devastation when it exploded over the Ural mountains could have struck Britain if the timing had been slightly...

20,000 Sent On Russian Meteor Clean-Up Mission

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

Russian authorities have reportedly sent a 20,000-strong team to the Ural Mountains to help with the rescue and clean-up operation after a meteor stru...

Russian Meteor Pictured From Space

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech

A European satellite has taken a picture taken from space of the meteor which crashed into a Russian town on Friday. And while there's no fireball,...

Conspiracy Theorists Claim Meteorite Was Shot Down By Russian Missile

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech

The tale of the meteorite which smashed into an Eastern Russian town on Friday seems strange enough - but now the internet is aflame with conspiracy t...

Funny Tweets Of The Week: The Pope, Russian Meteor And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Comedy

We think Michael Moran said it best when he tweeted: Yes, indeed. PLUS it was Pancake Day. We rounded up some of our favourite Pope funnies ...

So About That Asteroid That 'Won't Hit The Earth'...

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers insist that a massive asteroid set to pass terrifyingly close to the Earth on Friday will not strike the planet. The 150-metre wide ast...