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Monday, August 5, 2013

Asteroid named as possible source of exploding Russian meteorite


Asteroid named as possible source of exploding Russian meteorite
Madrid (UPI) Aug 1, 2013 - A cosmic cluster of rocks first spotted in 2011 could have spawned the Chelyabinsk meteor that exploded over Russia earlier this year, researchers say. Scientists at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, say they believe the culprit is asteroid 2011 EO40, a 220-yard-wide cluster of rocks previously listed as hazardous by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in C ... morehttp://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Asteroid_named_as_possible_source_of_exploding_Russian_meteorite_999.html

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