Friday, 28 March 2014

The Tunguska Event

June  30,1908 - A giant explosion shook central Siberia a 1,000 times the force of the atomic bomb released on Hiroshima. Witnesses close to the event described seeing a fireball in the sky, as bright and hot as another sun. Millions of trees fell and the ground shook. Although a number of scientists investigated, it is still a mystery as to what caused the explosion.

Because of the blast zone's remote location and the intrusion of worldly affairs World War I and the Russian Revolution, it wasn't until the 1920s that the first scientific expedition was sent to examine the area. Assuming that the blast had been caused by a falling meteor, the expedition expected to find a huge crater as well as pieces of the meteorite. They found neither.Later expeditions also were unable to find credible evidence to prove the blast was caused by a falling meteor.

Witnesses in the town of Kirensk and nearby towns at the same distance recollected the fireball flashing across the sky in the following terms:
"A ball of fire...coming down obliquely. A few minutes later [we heard] separate deafening crash like peals of thunder...followed by eight loud bangs like gunshots."
"A ball of fire appeared in the sky... As it approached the ground, it took on a flattened shape..."
"A flying star with a fiery tail; its tail disappeared into the air."

But after 105 year later, scientist have revealed that the Tunguska devastation was indeed caused by a meteorite. A group of Ukrainian, German, and American scientists have identified its microscopic remains. This discovery remove any bizarre speculative. Among the speculative conjectures are fragement of 2005 NB56, Natural H-bomb, Black Hole, Antimatter, The Wardenclyffe Tower and Geophysical hypotheses.

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