Rare meteorite discovered in California; Scientist says it could have destroyed city

A close shave in California.

Rare meteorite discovered in California; Scientist says it could have destroyed city

Science Recorder | Matt Palso | Sunday, December 23, 2012

A rare meteorite that exploded as a fireball over California’s Sierra foothills earlier this year has left scientists pondering the possibility of a similarly-sized object hitting Earth. An international team of scientists, who announced their findings in a series of published papers in Friday’s edition of the journal Science, say the meteorite struck with the force of several atomic bombs... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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