>Greetings all, here is something worth taking note of. Pravda and
>other Russian media outlets are releasing stories on the findings of
>a Siberian State sponsored expedition to explore the cause of the
>famous Tunguska crash. This looks very much like it is part of an
>acclimation process that the Russian government is covertly
>sponsoring through media outlets. It would be hard to imagine the
>Russian government allowing such a story to emerge without having
>first sanctioned the release of such sensitive information, if true.
>Of course, it may follow the pattern of previous releases and
>nothing futher is heard. Or it may be evidence that more disclosures
>are forthcoming as part of a global disclosure campaign.
>Michael Salla, PhD
>Explorers find UFO fragments in Tunguska meteorite area
>The meteorite flight culminated in the powerful blast up to 40 Mt of
>Members of the scientific expedition of the Siberian state
>foundation Tunguska Space Phenomenon say they have managed to
>uncover blocks of an extraterrestrial technical device. The space
>body, which was later called the Tunguska meteorite, fell down on
>Earth on June 30th 1908, 65 kilometers off the Vanavara settlement,
>the Evenkiya republic.
>The first expedition to study the Tunguska meteorite was organized
>in 1927. Professor Leonid Kulik headed the mission. However,
>explorers have never managed to discover any fragments of the
>The press service of the Evenkiya republic administration reported
>the expedition worked in the western part of the region in the
>summer of the current year. The mission's itinerary was based on the
>results of the space footage analysis. Explorers believe they have
>discovered blocks of an extraterrestrial technical device, which
>crashed down on Earth on June 30th, 1908. In addition, expedition
>members found the so-called "deer" - the stone, which Tunguska
>eyewitnesses repeatedly mentioned in their stories. Explorers
>delivered a 50-kilogram piece of the stone to the city of
>Krasnoyarsk to be studied and analyzed.
>It is generally believed a giant ball of fire flew above Central
>Siberia before the Tunguska meteorite blast. Scientists have
>analyzed hundreds of eyewitnesses' stories and revealed a still
>inexplicable detail. Thunder-like sounds and incredible light
>effects were seen not only during and after the bolide flight, but
>also before it. Several eyewitnesses, including a political exile (a
>highly-educated individual), mentioned that in their stories. It is
>very hard to explain it with subjective mistakes, because such
>affirmations reiterate independently. Observers were located tens of
>kilometers far from the area of the fall. A ballistic wave could not
>create such a sound: it could remain behind the bolide, but it could
>never outdistance it. The only real explanation can be linked with
>powerful electromagnetic phenomena, albeit scientists have not
>developed a complete analysis of the issue from this point of view.
>Another circumstance is tied with the direction of the body's
>movement. On the ground of eyewitnesses' testimonies collected in
>the 1920s and 1930s, scientists concluded the bolide had flown
>northwards from the south. The analysis of the woods destruction,
>though, testified to the westwards movement of the body from the
>east. It is noteworthy it is the direction that can be traced in
>The discrepancy is evident. A lot of scientists have tried to
>explain the mysterious phenomenon using various approaches. It was
>particularly said several bolides had flown above the Siberian woods
>in 1908. This point of view seems to be rather unfounded - no
>eyewitness could see several bolides in one day. Another theory
>provoked a discussion in the scientific world, when professor
>F.Zigel proposed the meteorite maneuvered in the Earth's atmosphere.
>It would be possible to discuss the theory only if the Tunguska
>meteorite was a man-caused catastrophe. The meteorite flight
>culminated in the powerful blast up to 40 Mt of trotyl equivalent.
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