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By Roy A. Gallant

The "Indiana Jones of Astronomy" takes readers on a desirable hunt for medical treasures

On the morning of June 30, 1908, a comet nucleus or stony asteroid weighing 100,000 metric lots exploded 4 miles above the distant Siberian sector of Tunguska with a strength 1000s of occasions more than the blast that destroyed Hiroshima. Eighty-four years later, American astronomer Roy Gallant was once invited by way of the Russian Academy of Sciences to take part in its annual Tunguska Expedition.

Gallant was once the 1st American to participate within the Russian research of the biggest meteorite influence in recorded background. So encouraged was once he by way of his stories at Tunguska that he went directly to dedicate the subsequent 8 years of his lifestyles to investigating and writing approximately meteorite effect websites round the globe.

In Meteorite Hunter, Roy Gallant takes readers on a desirable trip to the key meteorite websites of the wild and desolate Russian interior.

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