Incredible details are emerging about Russia's Chelyabinsk meteor

It's been four days since an asteroid tore a hole in the sky over Chelyabinsk, scaring the crap out of the city's inhabitants and pretty much everyone else around the globe. Details are finally starting to emerge about this jaw-dropping incident, so we've prepared a round-up of the preliminary findings. » 2/19/13 8:00am 2/19/13 8:00am

Fragments of Russia's meteor could be worth 40x their weight in gold

Last week, a meteor blew apart over Russia's Chelyabinsk region, generating a shockwave that injured hundreds and caused millions of dollars in damage. The disintegrating fireball strewed bits and pieces of itself over the country's Ural mountains, some of which researchers now claim to have recovered. But scientists… » 2/18/13 9:40am 2/18/13 9:40am