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February 15th, 2013
09:30 AM ET

'Science guy' Bill Nye: Meteor shower in Russia and asteroid flyby are not connected

Scientist Bill Nye explains what happened when a meteor streaks through the skies over Russia, and whether it could be connected to the asteroid that is expected to make a close flyby to the earth.


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  1. Alfred Smith

    Is there A chance I could have seen this meteor in Kansas? After ten PM last night I saw the most incredible falling star. I was facing south looking out my window. I live on a cattle ranch in north central Kansas and the sky was beautifully clear. I thought at the time it was the brightest and fastest I'd ever seen. Remarkable!

    Just curious, don't know where else to ask.

    A. Smith

    February 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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