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A missing piece of the puzzle

I’ve been puzzling over the rationale for some recent events… Exxon has a large contract to develop oil and natural gas resources in the Russia. This can only go forward if sanctions on Russia are lifted, which seems likely to happen in the near future. But, there is too much oil and capacity to surge…

Impacts

Earth Impact Calculator Ok, that was close, and I don’t mean the zip by of li’l old 2012 DA14 this evening. The Chelyabinsk meteor looks to have been on the high end of the range of quick and dirty estimates, with impact energy of maybe 300 kTon equivalent. This is a size impact we’d expect…