1908 Tunguska explosion

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    waltky Well-Known Member

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    We may finally know what happened at Tunguska...
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    The explosion that came from nowhere
    7 July 2016 - Over 100 years after the most powerful explosion in documented history, researchers are still trying to figure out exactly what happened
     
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    All I can say is....Yup.
     
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    One reason for some of the more extreme explanations, was that higher than normal levels of radiation were detected. But it turns out that can be a byproduct of a highly energetic event like this. I don't remember the mechanism but radioactive byproducts can be produced from a non-nuclear explosion.

    That led to suggestions ranging from a crashed UFO, to an alien nuclear weapon run amok.
     
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