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Astronomers Calculate Russian Meteorite’s Orbit, Find It Has 80 Million Cousins
The Chelyabinsk meteorite came from a well-known family of Earth-crossing space rocks known as the Apollo asteroids.
Analysis: Russian Meteorite Was An Everyday Space Rock, Common Throughout The Solar System
But it was still notable for its size, and its well-recorded demise in the atmosphere.
How Amateur Videos Will Help Astronomers Reconstruct Meteorite’s Life History
Astronomers can retrace space rocks' paths to find their birthplace.
Shouldn’t We Have Been Able To See This Huge Meteor Coming?
Space rocks are typically tiny and dark. Even if we could spot them, it wouldn't be until they were already upon us, and by then it's too late.
Meteorite Blasts Russia [Live Update]
A meteorite streaked through the sky Friday morning, exploding over central Russia. Plant your eyeballs here for the latest updates. 3:15 p.m. EST: Russia Today writes that the estimated cost of damage has been revised down from 1 billion rubles to 400 million rubles, or about $13 million.