Among the evidence that the scientists uncovered for the airburst
are 3,700-year-old pieces of pottery from Tall el-Hammam that have an unusual appearance.
"Anyway, whatever discussion we had on the subject ended with another airburst
and Lidka jerking backwards with a little scream: hit in the face.
In an 'airburst
' the height of detonation is sufficient to ensure the fireball doesn't touch the ground.
A Sandia press release on the monograph quotes Boslough to say, "There's no plausible mechanism to get airbursts
over an entire continent.
These include airburst
nonlethal munitions, pre-emplaced electric vehicle stoppers, and nonkinetic active-denial technology.
In 1966 an object exploded in an airburst
over the frozen Canadian north with a destructive force of 25 kilotons but caused no damage on the ground.
record the Tunguska Event, most likely a meteor airburst
, though who
was detected by two seismic recorders outside South Africa, and allowed a tentative location of the airburst
But the new magazine-fed XM-25 has thermal sights and a laser range-finder, and can fire airburst
At the close of the novel he can be seen either as the product of an airburst
(scattered) or hovering, like the Rocket over the Orpheus cinema ...
The largest airburst
detected during the 1990s measured only a few tens of kilotons, the energy release expected from the explosion of an asteroid measuring about 7 or 8 meters across.
Coroner's officer Ken Evill told the court in Trowbridge, Wiltshire: "It was about 10.58 hours on June 8 while carrying out a routine foot patrol in Helmand province, that the men were subjected to small arms fire and grenade airburst