The Chelyabinsk meteorite two years on: What have we learned?
RBTH spoke to leading Russian scientists
Meteor shower in the Russia's Sverdlovsk region smashed windows in several houses and injured more than 1000 people, according to reports from Russia's media. This accident brought about discussions among both pundits and Russian officials about the size of the metiorite as well as the difficulties encountered in predicting such events.
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Russian scientist Viktor Grokhovskiy named Nature magazine’s Top 10 people of the year report for his research on the Chelyabinsk meteorite
Dr. Olga Popova of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of Geosphere Dynamics talks about the results of research on the Chelyabinsk meteor
A team of divers have been trying to fish out the largest fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteorite in Chelyabinsk District’s Lake Chebarkul since early September
Scientists have collected over 100 kilograms of fragments from the meteorite that blasted in the skies of the Chelyabinsk region, Russian Academy of Sciences Space Research Institute spokesman Yuri Zaitsev told Interfax-AVN on Friday
Sochi Olympic champions that happen to win on February 15, 2014 will receive special medals inlaid with tiny pieces of the meteor crashed in the Urals
A memorial has been installed on the place where a fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteorite splashed into the Lake Chebarkul, the Chebarkul city administration press service reported
A comet nucleus might have zipped past the Chelyabinsk region and exploded on February 15, astronaut Georgy Grechko said
The construction of an asteroid warning system is a quite feasible task, missile attack warning system general designer Sergei Boyev said
The Defense Ministry, Roscosmos and the Russian Academy of Sciences should pool their efforts to deter the meteorite threat, Roscosmos head Vladimir Popovkin said on the Rossiya 24 channel on Friday
New rocket launchers and super telescopes will help protect Russia from asteroids and comets, and a new national program to combat extraterrestrial threats could appear in Russia by late 2013
A month after the meteorite crash near the city of Chelyabinsk created a stir — both literally and figuratively — Russian scientists have calculated its weight and age and determined its main components and origin
Roscosmos, the Defense Ministry and the Russian Academy of Sciences are pooling efforts to set up a center for deterring threats from the outer space, Roscosmos head Vladimir Popovkin said at a Federation Council roundtable on the asteroid hazard
The Federal Space Agency started to upgrade space monitoring systems even before the meteorite hit the Chelyabinsk region, a space industry source told Interfax-AVN on Wednesday
The emergency situation regime put in place in meteorite-stricken municipalities of the Chelyabinsk region is over now, Chelyabinsk Region First Vice-Governor Sergei Komyakov told reporters on Tuesday
Experts from the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy of the Russian Academy of Sciences have studied two pieces of the meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15
The Chelyabinsk meteorite not only caused millions in damage and injured over a thousand of people, but it also awoke a new phobia in people’s minds
Scientists are looking into several asteroid defense options, among them asteroid destruction with nuclear devices, Active Academic Advisor of the Russian Academy of Engineering Sciences Yuri Zaitsev told Interfax-AVN