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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:01 AM

1. The big noises were probably sonic booms.

Which can easily break windows and such.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:04 AM

2. The Universe has no guarantee that there will be a tomorrow

It can all come to an end, just like that.


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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:06 AM

4. This was nothing like a modern Tunguska event...

Last edited Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:41 AM - Edit history (1)

That's a really bad CT source, Don. There's plenty of good reporting about the meteorite. That link isn't.

ETA: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event

Sid

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:08 AM

5. Actually...

...it did hit in a rather populated area. The epicenter was near Chelyabinsk...with a population of 1.3 million people:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelyabinsk

Sure...if it had exploded over Midtown Manhattan it would have done more damage...it's all a crapshoot on where they land. I'd be more concerned about some piece of space junk falling...there's a lot of it up there...

Cheers...

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:11 AM

6. Read this document if you want to be scared out of your mind.

Comet and Asteroid Threat Impact Analysis

James A. Marusek*
Impact, Bloomfield, Indiana, 47424

A comet or asteroid impact event can release tremendous destruction which
has been compared to the damage released from a very large thermonuclear explosion. This
is a fairly useful analogy. The nuclear explosion effects are a well-studied science that can be
directly applied to the study of impacts. This paper provides formulas for converting
impactor size, speed and density into impact energy (megatons of TNT equivalent). The
level of impact energy is then applied to nuclear weapon effects tables to provide estimates
for the magnitude of damage as a function of distance from point-of-impact.

http://www.breadandbutterscience.com/CATIS.pdf


A 1 Megaton blast is produced by a meteor 89 feet in diameter; about the size of a house. This will injure 25% of the people within an 8 mile radius, blow down 30% of trees within 5 miles, kill 50% of people within 4 miles, and 98% of people within 1 mile of the impact crater.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:17 AM

7. The pass-by today will be of an object about 150 feet wide. If that struck the earth....

....this could be the result depending on the composition of the object (nickel-iron, rock, mix):

This one is in Arizona:

Meteor Crater

QUOTE:

"The object that excavated the crater was a nickel–iron meteorite about 50 meters (54 yards) across,..."




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Response to OldDem2012 (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:22 AM

8. I believe that's the one which is very clearly visible when flying out of Los Angeles.

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:29 AM

9. Yep...that's the one. It's even more impressive when you're standing on the rim...

...or looking up from the crater floor.

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 09:30 AM

10. More videos here

 

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 01:00 PM

11. Updated title from the nutbars at beforeitsnews.com...

"Videos: Meteor Blasts Injure 1000+, Had The Power Of Small Atomic Bomb, Billion Rubles In Damages, Explosion Linked To Approaching Asteroid, Putin Sends Emergency Help, Fireball Destroys Factory, Explosion Equal To Several Kilotons, Dozens Of Fragments Found, Modern Tunguska Event Terrifies Russia, Creates Ozone Hole"

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Kick for woo and CT sourcing in GD.

Sid


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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 01:16 PM

12. Imagine if it had hit the same place during the Cold War

How quickly would the Soviet Union "retaliated"?

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Response to NNN0LHI (Original post)

Fri Feb 15, 2013, 01:17 PM

13. Ok, I have...and Huckabee says it's because we drove God out of the cities. n/t

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