Friday, December 9, 2022
Contact    |    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon  
You are viewing: Home > News > Space & Astronomy > News story
Welcome Guest ( Login or Register )  
Space & Astronomy

Space shuttle provides Tunguska clues

By T.K. Randall
June 26, 2009 · Comment icon 1 comment

Image Credit: Wikipedia
The 1908 explosion over Tunguska in Siberia was most certainly caused by a comet it has been claimed. The conclusion is supported by new research conducted on the exhaust plume from NASA's space shuttle launches.
The mysterious 1908 Tunguska explosion that leveled 830 square miles of Siberian forest was almost certainly caused by a comet entering the Earth's atmosphere, says new Cornell University research. The conclusion is supported by an unlikely source: the exhaust plume from the NASA space shuttle launched a century later."

Source: Science Daily | Comments (1)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by wolemrock 14 years ago
are we safe?

Please Login or Register to post a comment.

Our new book is out now!

The Unexplained Mysteries
Book of Weird News


Take a walk on the weird side with this compilation of some of the weirdest stories ever to grace the pages of a newspaper.

Click here to learn more

We need your help!

Support us on Patreon


For less than the cost of a cup of coffee, you can gain access to a wide range of exclusive perks including our popular 'Lost Ghost Stories' series.

Click here to learn more

 Total Posts: 7,370,310    Topics: 303,336    Members: 199,027

 Not a member yet ? Click here to join - registration is free and only takes a moment!
Recent news and articles