UPDATED — Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring more than 1,000 people and spreading panic
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1. A collection of Russian meteor strike videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx0y_xxEQ4_fBHB_x4tSujJNcgcjporba
2. From Space Weather News (http://spaceweather.com):
"The meteoroid entered the atmosphere just as asteroid 2012 DA14 was approaching Earth for a record-setting close approach later in the day.
"However, NASA says there is no connection between the two: the Russian meteor and 2012 DA14 have different trajectories. A cosmic coincidence? Visit http://spaceweather.com for more information and updates."
Last modified: February 16. 2013 9:18AM