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Re: Giant [CGI] bolide hits [CGI] Earth

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On Thu, 22 Jun 2006 20:32:05 -0700 (PDT) Jura <pristichampsus@yahoo.com>
> Japanese scientists (or film makers high on science)
> ran a full on CGI model of an asteroid smacking into
> Earth. The bolide is approximately the breadth of
> Japan, and is traveling at some 70,000 km/hr (shown
> slower for effect...apparently). Needless to say the
> results don't bode well for life.
> The video is on You Tube and in Japanese. Thankfully
> the video speaks for itself.
> The entire film is explained in the sidebar on the
> right. Though, be warned, it is in engrish.
> Oh, and one more thing. Since this is a Japanese film,
> bonus points go to anyone who can guess which country
> bites it first?
> Jason
> "I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern 
> [reptile] types than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. 
> Romer