Op-Ed

June 14, 2014 7:00 PM

Averting a collision with asteroids

Chicken Little was right. The sky fell again, this time over the city of Chelyabinsk, Siberia, on the morning of Feb. 15, 2013 when a meteor exploded, injuring almost 1,500 people and damaging more than 7,200 buildings. Some of the startled Russians immediately thought that it was an American ICBM and that a third world war had started.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Rivers of Light coming soon to Animal Kingdom 02:21

Rivers of Light coming soon to Animal Kingdom

Soarin' Around The World to open at Epcot 00:21

Soarin' Around The World to open at Epcot

Cobra's Curse to open at Busch Gardens in Tampa 00:22

Cobra's Curse to open at Busch Gardens in Tampa

Jedi Training Academy updated at Disney's Hollywood Studios 02:45

Jedi Training Academy updated at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Here's what it's like to ride SeaWorld's new roller coaster 01:13

Here's what it's like to ride SeaWorld's new roller coaster

Miami Beach mayor proposes minimum-wage hike in defiance of Florida law 00:39

Miami Beach mayor proposes minimum-wage hike in defiance of Florida law

SeaWorld's manatee rehab area opens for viewing 00:53

SeaWorld's manatee rehab area opens for viewing

SeaWorld and Guy Harvey partner for exhibit for new Mako coaster 03:56

SeaWorld and Guy Harvey partner for exhibit for new Mako coaster

Opening of new Publix in West Miami was a Cinco de Mayo celebration 00:33

Opening of new Publix in West Miami was a Cinco de Mayo celebration

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos