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An asteroid flies through the sky in Chelyabinsk, Russia. (Credit CBS 2)

Research Shows More Asteroids Could Be Headed For Earth

The people of earth should prepare for more frequent encounters with asteroids, according to scientists.

11/07/2013

A man in Moscow looks at a computer screen displaying a picture reportedly taken in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk on February 15, 2013, showing the trail of a falling object above a residential area of the city. (Photo credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Injured By Blasts As Meteor Falls In Russia

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.

02/15/2013