Sunday, April 22, 2012

Weird (Earth) Day in History: Sierra Nevada-N. California Region Rocked by Exploding Fireball 50 Years After Nevada Nuclear Test

Breaking News About a Big Boom

Dateline USA … Earth Day 2012…. Fifty years to the day after a Cold War-era Nevada nuclear test--see photo below--a mysterious, exploding fireball rocked the Sierra Nevada-Northern California region, as reported here and here. There is so far no definitive explanation for the event, which may have been caused by a disintegrating meteor, part of a meteor shower brought by a comet's annual fly-by. 

Disturbing Video Images From a Thankfully Bygone Era ...