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Re: Meteor

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  • Crezia
    Funny, when I first read about the meteor, the estimate for people injured was 747, which was later increased to 1000+!
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 18, 2013
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      Funny, when I first read about the meteor, the estimate for people injured was 747, which was later increased to 1000+!

      --- In 47society@yahoogroups.com, "Stephen LaRosa" <swlarosa@...> wrote:
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      > "The Russian meteor explosion over the city of Chelyabinsk, on Friday (Feb. 15), injured more than 1,000 people and blew out windows across the region in a massive blast captured on cameras by frightened witnesses. Friday afternoon, NASA scientists estimated the meteor was space rock about 50 feet (15 meters) and sparked a blast equivalent of a 300-kiloton explosion. The energy estimate was later increased to 470 kilotons."
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      > What's with all the 47s in the news stories?
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