Science, Tech & Environment

Red Letter Day for Meteorite Curator


A meteor shooting across the Russian sky. (Photo: YouTube screen grab)

The meteor explosion in Russia comes on the same day as an asteroid passes unusually close to Earth.

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Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Denton Eble, curator of meteorites at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Eble calls the two events a cosmic coincidence.