Saturday, October 19, 2013

Interview with a meteorite

Just recently the Russians were able to haul the biggest piece of the Chelybinsk meteor (which of course when it hit the ground or lake becomes a meteorite) out of the lake that had a big hole in its covering of ice after the meteor punched through it.

Big hole:

This turned out to be somewhat of a media event.  Reports have it that this may be in the top 10 of the largest meteorites ever found (quick trivia - what's the biggest?)

The media frenzy:

And here's a frame from the first interview with a fresh meteorite:

"So, who are you wearing tonight?"

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