nytmare: exploded at an altitude of 48 km above the Earth's surface. The explosion was massive, releasing energy equivalent to 4 kilotons of TNT.According to the scientists, that is about one fourth of the yield of the nuclear weapon detonated over Hiroshima.Seems pretty big. So why is this the first we're hearing about it?
Stone Meadow: Well played, Subby, only it's almost not fair to rouse some Farkers before they've ingested their morning ration of caffeine.
St_Francis_P: bamph: Probably a reference to the shuttle Columbia exploding. One of the broadcast stations had a ticker on that said it reentered the atmosphere going 18 times the speed of light.Sure, but that had rockets. This is just a rock!
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