meteorite

People look at what scientists believe to be a chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteor, recovered from Chebarkul Lake near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow,  Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander Firsov)

Chunk of meteor raised from the lake

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have recovered a giant chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteorite from the bottom of the lake it crashed into. The meteor that blazed across southern Urals in February was the largest […]

10/16/2013

A meteorite contrail is seen from a a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to Chelyabinsk region, Russia. (Photo credit: Nasha Gazeta Newspaper/AP)

Meteor explodes over Russia, nearly 1,000 injured

MOSCOW (AP) — A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.

02/15/2013