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Scientists say the risk of a meteor strike is seven times greater than they believed before the Chelyabinsk strike in February. (OLEG KARGOPOLOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Fireball Shows Risk Of Meteor Strike Bigger Than Believed

Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks smashing into Earth is bigger than they thought.

11/07/2013

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.   (Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA: Flash In East Coast Sky Likely A Meteor

East Coast residents were buzzing on social media sites and elsewhere Friday night after a brief but bright flash of light streaked across the early-evening sky —in what experts say was almost certainly a meteor coming down.

03/23/2013

A general view of the Geminid meteor shower on December 13, 2012. (Credit: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA: Flash in East Coast Sky Likely a Meteor

East Coast residents were buzzing on social media sites and elsewhere Friday night after a brief but bright flash of light streaked across the early-evening sky —in what experts say was almost certainly a meteor coming down.

03/22/2013

A meteorite rained down  on central Russia, sowing panic as the hurtling space debris smashed windows and injured dozens. (credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

What If A Meteor Fell In Washington?

What would happen if a meteor were to fall in Washington? A panic would undoubtedly wash over the region as millions wondered what the heck was streaking across the sky.

02/15/2013

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltec via Getty Images

Asteroid Buzzes, Misses Earth — Unlike Meteor

The world is safe — at least from one asteroid. A 150-foot cosmic rock hurtled safely past Earth on Friday.

02/15/2013

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