Something else to be hysterical about. Note the bold text below. A MUCH LARGER object is coming near TODAY. I expect this will suck people and things not sufficiently anchored to the ground right off the face of the earth. I am keeping the dog inside. If you are caught outside, try to hold onto a tree. Just FYI from NC where we deliver practical scientific tips that could save your life.
A meteor crashing in Russia’s Ural mountains has injured at least 950 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings.
A fireball streaked through the clear morning sky, followed by loud bangs.
President Vladimir Putin said he thanked God no big fragments had fallen in populated areas.
“It was quite extraordinary,” Chelyabinsk resident Polina Zolotarevskaya told BBC News. “We saw a very bright light and then there was a kind of a track, white and yellow in the sky. “
Scientists have played down suggestions that there is any link between the event in the Urals and 2012 DA14, an asteroid expected to race past the Earth on Friday at a distance of just 27,700km (17,200 miles) – the closest ever predicted for an object of that size.