UofA Traces Meteor in Russian

Meteor in Russia 2013Scientists from the University of Antioquia have used numerous videos of the meteor’s blazing arrival to trace the path of the fireball. Many of the videos carry the time when they were taken.  This has helped the team form UofA to reconstruct its solar orbit and even identify the family of asteroids from which it came. Quite Clever!

Glossary

Numerous: is an adjective synonymous with many.
Blazing: is used as an adjective meaning with tremendous heat or force.
Clever: is an adjective meaning to be mentally quick.

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