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Scientists went to the crash site Vitim meteorite

August 1 2005

On Monday Bodaybo flew two scientists on Wednesday to join them five. They represent the Siberian Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) - the solar-terrestrial physics and geochemistry.

Scientists to search the Bodaibo district of the Irkutsk region, where on the night of September 25, 2002 in mountainous taiga fallen celestial body.

One of the previous expeditions failed to find traces of the bolide in the form of tiny particles (cosmic dust). Troopers coming Irkutsk scientists call the last chance to detect larger fragments of the meteorite.

Members of the expedition will attempt to unravel another mystery of nature. In the same area in 1949 on the hillside was discovered a pyramid with a crater at the top, whose origin is still unknown.

Will work out in two versions: either a super-dense meteor trail, cuts deeply into the earth, or the result of powerful volcanic eruptions, reports RIA Novosti.

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