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Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Meteor Hits Russia, Causes Injuries


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A man in Moscow looks at a computer screen displaying a picture reportedly taken in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk on February 15, 2013, showing the trail of a meteor above the city.
YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images
A man in Moscow looks at a computer screen displaying a picture reportedly taken in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk on February 15, 2013, showing the trail of a meteor above the city.

A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains today, causing a shock wave that damaged buildings across a vast territory and injured hundreds of people with flying glass.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Andrew Fraknoi, chair of the astronomy program at Foothill College
  • Ryan Chilcote, television reporter for Bloomberg

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