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fightingtigers98
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re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
so they blew up one big meteorite into a multiple smaller meteorites?


GEAUXmedic
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re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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so they blew up one big meteorite into a multiple smaller meteorites?


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GEAUXmedic
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Nov 2011
23560 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
WHAT THE frick. I was just kidding.but apparently they really did shoot it up.
LINK


TigerDeacon
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Member since Sep 2003
25699 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
Yippie ki yay mother russia


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StormTiger
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Norwich, England, but from TX
Member since Dec 2003
4342 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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I was just kidding.but apparently they really did shoot it up.
LINK



there is just no way that will end up being true...these things are moving at thousands of miles an hour when they enter the top of the atmosphere...


razorbackfan4life
Chicago Cubs Fan
Northwest Arkansas
Member since Apr 2011
3502 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
We are all gonna die someday. I wouldn't mind going out like that.


Steveohh
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Kenner, Brah
Member since Dec 2009
901 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
This is probably a dumb question but would this have anything to do with the asteroid that's passing earth today?


DaphneTigah
USA Fan
Flying under the radar.
Member since Dec 2007
4606 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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there is just no way that will end up being true...these things are moving at thousands of miles an hour when they enter the top of the atmosphere...


I totally agree. More Putan Propaganda


ByteMe
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2003
19972 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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.these things are moving at thousands of miles an hour when they enter the top of the atmosphere...




A Scud missile travels at mach 5 (around 3800 MPH) and we were able to shoot them down within minutes of being launched.


ByteMe
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2003
19972 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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I totally agree. More Putan Propaganda


You people amaze me. The Earth is Round.


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Ba Ba Boooey
LSU Fan
NOLA
Member since May 2010
2933 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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This is probably a dumb question but would this have anything to do with the asteroid that's passing earth today?


Yes it was believed to be associated with that. Looks like the meteor field was maybe closer than they calculated or more likely didn't want to panic ppl by a possible strike


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StormTiger
Houston Astros Fan
Norwich, England, but from TX
Member since Dec 2003
4342 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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A Scud missile travels at mach 5 (around 3800 MPH) and we were able to shoot them down within minutes of being launched.



yes, but they knew roughly where those would be coming from and had things in place to shoot them down...it's pretty much impossible to know what trajectory a meteor is going to be raining down at...

edited to add meteors enter the top of the atmosphere at roughly...30,000mph (obviously they slow down quickly upon entry though) This isn't Hollywood...you can't shoot down a meteor within seconds of it entering the atmosphere.
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tidalmouse
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Member since Jan 2009
17653 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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Too bad it didn't hit Wetumpka Alabama


As long as it doesn't hit the Wal-Mart everything would be ok there.


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Jim Rockford
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Member since May 2011
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re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
Hundreds of injuries reported. This may have been the biggest impact since the 1908 Tunguska explosion. LINK

Link works now.
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Sir Drinksalot
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2005
15460 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
Imagine when this stuff happened a long time ago. What did people think it was? Too much sin/god is pissed?

Ur link didn't work for me.
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elprez00
New Orleans Saints Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Sep 2011
16734 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
Where's Bruce Willis when you need him?


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Tigris
Montana Fan
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Member since Jul 2005
6941 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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you can't shoot down a meteor within seconds of it entering the atmosphere.


And they are erratic because of the turbulence so hitting one would be damn near impossible. Pure Russian bull shite.


TenTex
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2008
14626 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
Why couldn't this have hit Syria? Like right on Damascus?


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OldSouth
LSU Fan
Folsom, LA
Member since Oct 2011
8461 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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Holy frick. That scared the shite out of me


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OldSouth
LSU Fan
Folsom, LA
Member since Oct 2011
8461 posts

re: Meteorite crashed in Russia...
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This is probably a dumb question but would this have anything to do with the asteroid that's passing earth today?


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