Friday, February 15, 2013
A Picture I Wouldn't Want to Be There to Take
Image Source: http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/2013/02/15/injured-blasts-meteor-falls-russia/3AmzS7cxfntDkpWrCo8i7I/story.html?rss_id=Top+Stories
Apparently, an 11 ton meteorite has hit in the Ural Mountains of Russia. Some 500 people reported for medical treatment (30 some were hospitalized), and a zinc factory collapsed, either as the result of a direct hit, or a resulting shock wave.
(Click Here) to read the full story on Boston.com
Amazing. I suppose we're always in some infinitesimal risk of something like this happening. I've never heard of it happening in my lifetime (maybe it has?).
In any case, I hope I don't look out my windshield this morning on the way to work and see something like this.