Asteroids cause dozens of nuclear sized explosions in Earth's atmosphere

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Asteroids cause dozens of nuclear sized explosions in Earth's atmosphere

April 23, 2014 Updated Apr 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM CDT

The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization is saying between 2000 and 2013 its network of sensors observed 26 nuclear sized explosions from asteroids.

Thankfully, most of those were in the upper atmosphere. Find out more about this story by watching the video below.