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  • Meteor explodes over Russia, 1,100 injured Play Video

    February 15, 2013 7:19 AM

    MOSCOW - Some Russians thought it was the end of the world. In fact, it was just the end of a meteor that exploded some 20 to 30 miles above the ground today, over the Ural Mountains. About 1,100 people were injured, many by flying glass as they flocked to... more »
  • Baseball-size Martian rock recovered in Sahara

    January 3, 2013 1:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Scientists say a 2-billion-year-old rock from Mars that landed on Earth is quite different from other Martian meteorites. They say it is older than most and contains more water. It's also similar to volcanic rocks examined by the NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity on the Martian surface.... more »

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