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April 28, 2014

Missed Me! Missed Me! Now You Gotta Kiss Me!

Between 2000 and 2013, a network of sensors that monitors Earth around the clock listening for the infrasound signature of nuclear detonations detected 26 explosions on Earth ranging in energy from 1-600 kilotons -- all caused not by nuclear explosions, but rather by asteroid impacts.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 28, 2014 12:33 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Damn things never land where you need 'em.


Posted by: jwm at April 28, 2014 12:50 PM

Um, I'd consider the source and get a second opinion. Asteroids my ass. You think that any government or terr group is gonna set one of these things off and admit it?
"Oh, gosh, it wasn't there yesterday"
"Er, noise? Yeah we heard something too"
"Nope, all our guys are home sick"
"The dog must have ate it".

Posted by: chasmatic at April 28, 2014 2:30 PM

Some days I am rooting for the asteroid to hit the spot. I don't want to limp away from a glancing blow.

Posted by: Scott M at April 29, 2014 1:15 AM

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