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Re: 'The Tunguska Fireball' - A Review

From: Eleanor White <ewraven1.nul>
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 16:42:22 -0500
Archived: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 07:33:51 -0500
Subject: Re: 'The Tunguska Fireball' - A Review


>From: Terry Colvin <fortean1.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 03:25:14 -0500 (EST)
>Subject: 'The Tunguska Fireball' - A Review

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>The Tunguska Fireball: Solving One of the Great Mysteries Of The
>20th Century - S. Verma, 285 pp., 2005, $14.95

>This hardcover import from the UK traces the history of this
>phenomenon from its 1908 fiery debut over Siberia until today.
>The Tunguska explosion has been compared to that of 1,000 A-
>bombs, but even today no one is sure what happened: meteor,
>comet, UFO, mini-black hole, or terrestrial eruption?
>
>Verma describes all the prostrated trees, the earth-girding
>pressure wave, and curious luminous atmospheric effects.
>Just as interesting are the stories of the expeditions
>hunting for the impact point and the search for the expected,
>but strangely missing meteoric debris. There is also the
>human factor: the scientists, the speculators, and the
>charlatans.

"Curious luminous atmospheric effects." "Strangely missing
meteoric debris."

I've heard that military air-(gaseous)fuel bombs, because they
can expand to a huge size before being ignited, can be almost as
devastating, if everything is 'right', as nukes. I wonder if
this was some sort of natural air-fuel bomb?


Eleanor White



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