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2013-02-15 Fri 23:45
A new Japanese ocean research vessel was launched on Friday at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. shipyard at in Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi Prefecture.
The Shinsei Maru of the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology will be used to research changes in marine ecosystem resulting from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
2013-02-15 Fri 21:14
A meteor shower has exploded over central Russia in Ural region,injuring 725 people.
Many people in the region reported seeing burning objects in the sky.
Brightly burning rocks fell near the Chelyabinsk region, some 930 miles east of Moscow.