Monday, June 30, 2008

June 30, 1908: A VERY Close Encounter of the Second Kind

...had the Tunguska meteorite struck 4 hours, 47 minutes later, it would have obliterated St. Petersburg, then the capital of imperial Russia. Given the events that would shortly torment that nation -- and all of Europe -- for the better part of the 20th century, one is left to wonder how history might have changed in those circumstances.

Read Wired's: June 30, 1908: A Very Close Encounter of the Second Kind

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