- TURA, Russia (Interfax-Siberia)
- Experts of the Tunguska Space Phenomenon public state fund in Siberia
announced that they have discovered wreckage of an alien technical device
in the place where the Tunguska meteor fell almost 100 years ago.
- A giant piece of space rock, later named the Tunguska
meteor, is believed to have collided with the Earth 65 kilometers from
the village of Vanavara (Evenkia) on June 30, 1908. The first expedition
to examine the area was organized in 1927 by Professor Leonid Kulik. However,
no wreckage of an alien device was discovered.
- The Evenk autonomous district administration's press
service reported that the most recent expedition had been working in the
western sector of the district. The route for the expedition was charted
based on pictures taken from space near the village of Poligus in the Baikitsky
- Researchers argue that they have discovered parts of
an alien device which they believe crashed on June 30, 1908. They also
found a rock weighing about 50 kilograms and sent it to Krasnoyarsk for
- Expedition chief Yuri Lavbin said the results of the
expedition inspire the hope that the mystery of the space phenomenon will
be solved by the 100th anniversary of the Tunguska meteorite disaster.
- Alien Wreck Found Say Russian Scientists
- (AFP) - Russian scientists claim the wreck of an alien
device has been found at the site of an unexplained explosion in Siberia
almost 100 years ago.
- Interfax news agency said the scientists, who belong
to the Tunguska space phenomenon public state fund, said they found the
remains of an extra-terrestrial device that allegedly crashed near the
Tunguska river in Siberia in 1908.
- They also claim to have discovered a 50 kg rock which
they have sent to the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk for analysis.
- The Tunguska blast, in a desolate part of Siberia, remains
one of the 20th century's biggest scientific mysteries.
- On June 30, 1908, what was widely believed to be a meteorite
exploded a few kilometres above the Tunguska river, in a blast that was
felt hundreds of kilometres away and devastated over 2,000 square kilometres
of Siberian forest.
- But the exact nature of the body that exploded and its
origin remain a mystery which has spurred countless theories and controversies.