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January 8, 1993 | MARK A. STEIN, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
An explosion with the punch of a small atomic bomb pounded Siberia near the Tunguska River in 1908, flattening forests, lightening the night sky in Europe and posing one of the century's most intriguing scientific riddles: What could cause such a catastrophic event? Exotic and entertaining theories from black hole phenomena to flying saucer crashes have been offered for the blast, but scientists have focused primarily on comets and asteroids.
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January 8, 1993 | MARK A. STEIN, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
An explosion with the punch of a small atomic bomb pounded Siberia near the Tunguska River in 1908, flattening forests, lightening the night sky in Europe and posing one of the century's most intriguing scientific riddles: What could cause such a catastrophic event? Exotic and entertaining theories from black hole phenomena to flying saucer crashes have been offered for the blast, but scientists have focused primarily on comets and asteroids.
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November 25, 1990 | Reuters
Five coal miners were killed Thursday night when an explosion ripped through a mine near the Siberian city of Kemerova, the official Tass news agency reported Friday. The blast at the Anzherskaya mine was caused by coal dust and methane, Tass said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 1990 | Reuters
Five coal miners were killed Thursday night when an explosion ripped through a mine near the Siberian city of Kemerova, the official Tass news agency reported Friday. The blast at the Anzherskaya mine was caused by coal dust and methane, Tass said.
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