Technology A Meteor Fireball Exploded Over Michigan And Lit Up The Night Sky In An Incredible Flash Of Light

05:00  17 january  2018
05:00  17 january  2018 Source:   uproxx.com

'Large fireball' injures students in chemistry experiment gone wrong

  'Large fireball' injures students in chemistry experiment gone wrong Four students at an elite all-girls Catholic high school in New York City reportedly suffered burns and respiratory injuries Wednesday after a “large fireball” exploded in a chemistry experiment gone wrong. A teacher at the school was conducting a flame experiment in front of a class and the flame apparently grew too large, Sister Patricia Wolf, president of St. Catherine Academy, told NBC New York.“This morning an accident occurred during a demonstration in which several students were singed by a flame in the chemistry lab,” the school said in a statement. “Four students were sent to the hospital.

Meteor Lights Up Skies Over Chicago, cam video of the meteor this News / Science The fireball Out of this world! Incredible moment a meteor explodes and lights up the night sky over china A Meteor Explodes With a Brilliant Flash Over Michigan a meteor exploding in Earth’s his was a very

It sounded like thunder with a flash of light , shaking homes at about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday across metro Detroit. But experts say this wasn't lightning.

Metro Detroit and the surrounding areas of Michigan had the night sky lit up as bright as day when a meteor burned up in the atmosphere and burst, creating an astonishing moment on video. Residents of Detroit reported hearing a loud boom following the flash of light, which was captured on video across the state. After thousands of confused Michiganders took to social media wondering what just happened, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed that it was a meteor fireball.

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Science Says: That Michigan meteor could have been meatier .
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan. There are muchThere are much bigger asteroids careening through our solar system. Scientists who watch for them hope they spot them in time to get people out of the way if a truly dangerous one is heading straight to Earth.

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