7/05/2008

While We're on the Topic of the Apocalypse...

There has been talk in the news recently due to the looming *possibility* of a threat from the Apophis asteroid in 2029. On the same topic, scientists have been theorizing that an asteroid was responsible for the mysterious event of Tunguska. That event, which simulated the explosion of a nuclear bomb a couple hundred times more powerful than the one dropped on Hiroshima, might have been caused by an asteroid 120 feet across. Apophis is roughly 1350 feet across. Article on the Tunguska event:"The year is 1908, and it's just after seven in the morning. A man is sitting on the front porch of a trading post at Vanavara in Siberia. Little does he know, in a few moments, he will be hurled from his chair and the heat will be so intense he will feel as though his shirt is on fire.That's how the Tunguska event felt 40 miles from ground zero."

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