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A lecture on the massive explosion caused by a meteor or comet in northern Russia in 1908. Had the event been 6 hours and 45 minutes later, then it would have occured over London and the detonation would has destroyed the City in what was the equivalent of a 30 megaton nuclear bomb.

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This event was on Fri, 05 Nov 1999


Professor Colin Pillinger FRS

Professor of Astronomy

Head of Planetary and Space Sciences, Open University, and Principal Investigator for the Beagle 2, Mars Express. Professor Pillinger was the Gresham Professor of Astronomy...

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