Tuesday, 19 February 2013

ESA assesses Russian meteor explosion

ESA assesses Russian meteor explosion:
Vapor trail of the Chelyabinsk meteor (Photo: Nikita Plekhanov/Wikipedia)
The European Space Agency (ESA) is assessing information about the Chelyabinsk meteor that exploded last week over Russia in the hope of improving the space agency’s asteroid-hunting program. Calculations by Peter Brown at Canada's University of Western Ontario based on the analysis of extremely low-frequency sound waves detected by a global network, was combined with videos, satellite images and eyewitness accounts to allow ESA to construct a more complete and accurate account of the event... Continue Reading ESA assesses Russian meteor explosion

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