Airplanes and Lightning

Some things just don’t mix. Oil and water. Glass and rocks. Sandals and socks. Of all the bad combinations, one would think airplanes and lightning would be near the top of the list. Taking a giant hunk of metal and flying it through an electrical storm just doesn’t seem like the best of ideas. However,…

The Russian Meteorite

Friday morning a meteorite flashed through the sky in Russia.  Experts estimate it weighed 20,000 pounds and was traveling at a speed of at least 33,000 mph!  When it hit the atmosphere it caused a massive explosion.  One source stated, “Infrasound data collected by a network designed to watch for nuclear weapons testing suggests that…