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February 27, 2013
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Russian scientists have found the largest fragment of the meteorite which exploded in central Russia on Feb. 15. Scientists say more than 50 pieces of the meteor have been found.

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Poles Unearth Rare 5,000 Year Old Meteorite

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AFP (Nov. 22, 2012) — Weighing in at 261 kilogrammes and with a circumference of two metres, a meteorite which fell to earth 5,000 years ago is the largest ever found in Poland. This magnificent ebony black hunk of iron was unearthed at the Morasko meteorite reserve, near the western Polish city of Poznan.
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European Space Expo

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Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 21, 2013) — The impact of a large meteorite which flew over Russia a week ago hit headlines all around the world. But in the Spanish capital of Spain, a traveling exhibition being held by the European Commission is showing how other objects in space are influencing our daily lives.
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Meteorite Chunk Lifted From Russian Lake

Meteorite Chunk Lifted From Russian Lake

Reuters (Oct. 16, 2013) — Russian scientists lift a large piece of the Chebarkul meteorite, which hit Russia in February, from the bottom of the lake. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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