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Space shuttle provides Tunguska clues

June 26, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment



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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."


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Comment icon #1 Posted by wolemrock 13 years ago
are we safe?


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