Saturday, 19 October 2013

Sketchy Fact #11: Death From Above

In 1908 a meteor exploded over Siberia with the force of 1000 Hiroshima-sized bombs. It knocked down 80 million trees over an area of 2,150 square kilometers (830 square miles) and was the largest impact event on Earth in recorded history. Two people died, saying as much about the emptiness of Siberia as the destructiveness of the impact.



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