Meteorite Suspected of Killing Man

John Klein - Regina

A very rare death type is suspected in India. It’s been nearly 200 years since someone has been confirmed killed by a meteorite strike, even after the massive meteor blew up over Chelyabinsk a few years ago.

We have a pretty good understanding of where 95 percent of the near-Earth asteroids (one km in diameter and up) actually are, says Abell. But, he says, surveys of near-Earth objects of 100 meters or less are not even one percent complete.

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