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Russian Meteor - Shockwave Blast

After a meteor streaking across the Russian sky exploded near Chelyabinsk, the blast broke the sound barrier. 

This video - recorded by Gregori Chentsov - helps us to understand why the shockwave caused so many windows to blow-out.  The impact of breaking glass, and falling debris, injured more than 1,000 people.

 


Media Credits

Video by Gregori Chentsov, uploaded via YouTube.

 

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