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Earth's Biggest Hitters: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids (Webcast)
Date: March 22, 2013
Running Time: 00:15:00

Several large asteroids have recently had near misses with the earth, a meteorite exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, and 2013 brings two comets into view from the Northern Hemisphere. Physicist Paul Doherty looks into the science behind these events.
This collection of individual programs tells a wide range of stories, reflecting the diverse interests of the Exploratorium community.

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