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  • WorldChelyabinsk meteorite took humanity by surprise

    Chelyabinsk meteorite took humanity by surprise

    (ORDO NEWS) — The fall of the Chelyabinsk meteorite was a loud signal for mankind about the danger emanating from space, writes Scientific American. Over the past ten years, methods for detecting asteroids have become more advanced, and ways have appeared to change their trajectory. An asteroid burst into the Earth‘s atmosphere, flying at a speed of almost 70 thousand kilometers per hour. This cosmic block, about the size of…

  • WorldChelyabinsk meteorite could have been involved in the collision that formed our moon

    Chelyabinsk meteorite fell to Earth 10 years ago

    (ORDO NEWS) — No one saw the approach of the Chelyabinsk meteorite on February 15, 2013. Just after sunrise, a 20-meter asteroid weighing 13,000 tons crashed into the atmosphere over the Ural Mountains at a speed of over 18 km/s. It exploded in the atmosphere at an altitude of 30 km, releasing about half a megaton of energy. Two minutes later, the shock wave hit the ground, damaging buildings. Approximately…

  • News HeadlinesMysterious crystals found in the dust of the Chelyabinsk meteorite

    Mysterious crystals found in the dust of the Chelyabinsk meteorite

    (ORDO NEWS) — The researchers found crystals never before described in the literature that were hidden in perfectly preserved samples of meteorite dust. This dust was left behind after the fall of a massive space rock that exploded in the sky over Chelyabinsk nine years ago. In 2013, an asteroid measuring 18 meters and weighing 11,000 tons entered the Earth‘s atmosphere at a speed of 66,950 kilometers per hour. Fortunately,…

  • News HeadlinesChelyabinsk meteorite could have been involved in the collision that formed our moon

    Chelyabinsk meteorite could have been involved in the collision that formed our moon

    (ORDO NEWS) — A meteorite that exploded in the sky over Chelyabinsk in 2013 could also be involved in the collision of the Earth with a giant cosmic body that formed the Moon. This discovery was made possible by a new way of dating rock collisions in space, based on microscopic analysis of minerals in meteorites. While further research is needed, this method could give us a new tool to…

  • News HeadlinesThe base on the mystical Mount Shikhan is being sold in the Chelyabinsk Region

    The base on the mystical Mount Shikhan is being sold in the Chelyabinsk Region

    (ORDO NEWS) — In the Chelyabinsk region, a recreation center for 107 million rubles was put up for sale, which is located on the shore of a mountain lake at the foot of the Arakul Shikhan. As the seller told URA.RU, the base is located in a place of pilgrimage for tourists and is a place of power. “The recreation center“ Arakul ”is located on the first line of the…