Originally posted by Wirral Bagpuss
What does fascinate me were the accounts of villagers suffering from illness shortly after the event took place. Today we would call it radiation sickness. Given that a meteorite hit Russia a fortnight or so ago, there have been no reports of simmilar illnesses. So that does possibly give some support to the nuke aspect of all of this.
Yep, that s exactly what gets my head scratching about this event .. I would chalk it up to a pretty lucky meteor explosion, but those sickness accounts do look like radiation sickness . I am not saying that a meteor impact might not produce some kind of radiation due to the nature of its past journey, but I did not hear of to many radiation episodes with other impacts of those kind. I guess we can keep an eye on the latest explosion over Russia and see if people will start getting sick, but I have a feeling they will not