Fallen to the ground in the area of Chelyabinsk meteorite weighed about 10 tons

Fallen to the ground in the area of Chelyabinsk meteorite weighed about 10 tons, and its energy was a few kilotons. Such data are the Academy of Sciences of Russia. Heavenly body fell into the atmosphere at a speed of 15-20 kilometers per second, collapsed at an altitude of 30-50 km, the movement of the… Read more Fallen to the ground in the area of Chelyabinsk meteorite weighed about 10 tons

Scientists have found that dinosaurs destroyed meteorite

The dinosaurs due to fall to Earth a huge meteorite. Researchers have found out that these events occurred simultaneously or nearly simultaneously. After analyzing 14 samples of matter scattered on the ground after the fall of the meteorite in the Yucatan peninsula, and comparing the results with other studies on the subject, Colleagues were able… Read more Scientists have found that dinosaurs destroyed meteorite

In ancient meteorite found thousands of organic compounds

In part Murchisonskogo meteorite – stone that fell to Earth in 1969 – found 14 thousand organic compounds. Article scientists published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Brief of the portal writes BBC News. Research Murchisonskogo meteorite, named after the Australian town, near which he had fallen, carried out since the… Read more In ancient meteorite found thousands of organic compounds