On Sunday night, October 2, Ruth Hamilton woke up to an explosion: an asteroid went through her ceiling and landed on her bed. She came out unscathed.
Ruth Hamilton, a Canadian living in British Columbia, was bitten by a dog on Sunday night, October 2. “And suddenly an explosion occurredShe told CTV News Vancouver. Frightened, Ruth Hamilton jumped out of bed, turned on the light, and found a hole. “Fist sizeOn his roof, above his bed.
The sequence of events is unbelievable. After calling for help, the young woman found her pillow. “Black stone piece, smooth but angular“, A few inches from where his head is, explains the Canadian Press.
Police immediately launched an investigation near the scene. A group of construction workers near the house said they saw itShiny ball in the sky“A police officer came back to Ruth Hamilton and confirmed to her:”I believe you have an asteroid on your bed.
Many researchers have gathered to explain this secret. Geophysicists from the University of Western Ontario accompanied by members of the University of Calgary visited the Golden City and discovered a second meteorite weighing half a kilo northeast of the city. Investigators appealed to anyone with video or photos on Sunday, October 3, from 11:33 pm local time. “When the way through the sky comes we will try to rebuild itSaid geophysicist Phil McCousland. Such a quest is worthwhile: missions can cost up to several billion dollars to get an asteroid model in space.
Hundreds of meteors are said to fall to the Earth’s surface each year, but rarely in places where they can easily recover. According to CTV News Vancouver, 1 in 4 trillion is likely to touch the meter.
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