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  • How to avoid meteors

    By Marty Kaplan

    February 18, 2013 | 2:43 pm

    NASA scientists say that meteor explosions like the one last week injuring 1,200 people in Chelyabinsk, Siberia, are 100-year events. The last time a big meteor crashed into our planet, incinerating 80 million trees in the Tunguska region of Siberia, was in 1908. So if you’re...

  • UPDATE: Meteorite explodes over Russia, more than 1,000 injured

    February 15, 2013 | 10:00 am

    A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.

    People heading to work in Chelyabinsk heard what sounded like an...

  • UFO panic grips Israel

    By Adam Wills

    July 8, 2008 | 8:18 pm

    A meteor entered the skies of central Israel on Tuesday night at about 8:15 p.m. Astronomers had failed to predict the arrival of this large hunk of rock, which apparently freaked out a number of Israelis, JPost and Haaretz reported.

    Yigal Pat-El, chairman of the Israeli Union of...