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Meteor Strike: The Complete Story of Russia's Cosmic Fireball

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Thanks to the crazy prevalence of dash-cams in Russia, we got an amazing, multi-viewpoint look at last month's monster meteor strike just hours after it happened. But there's more to see than just the flashes in the sky. PBS's Nova dug in deep to figure out the details of the incident, and the disaster it could have been. The disaster it might be next time if we don't keep a close watch on the skies.

Tune in below to learn the details, and rest assured that there's no world-ending asteroid hurtling at the Earth, putting it in any super immediate danger. At least, not yet. [h/t David Pogue]


Watch Meteor Strike on PBS. See more from NOVA.

Unfortunately, it looks like this is region-locked to the US. Sorry everybody else. But if you know of somewhere else to see it or have any tricks up your sleeve, please drop it in the discussion below.