[meteorite-list] Norwegian skydiver nearly struck by meteorite
From: MEM <mstreman53_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2014 12:34:08 -0700 (PDT)
Picking up on part of what Chis stated: Statistics of "probability" mean nothing in the relm of "possibility". so this is not a valid argument against this being the real thing based on probability alone. Nothing I've seen/read prevents this from being 'bonna fide' video of a falling (soon to be) meteorite.? Be it remembered that secondary fusion crust is often light gray.
Statistically, it was improbable that Michelle Knapp's Malibu would be struck by a meteoroid which entered the atmosphere several states away.? Statistically, a meteorite wouldn't "likely" fall at the edge a green where a golfer was putting.? Statistically a meteorite wouldn't be "likely" to punch through a house in Alabama, bounce off the radio/tv and, exactly strike a woman relining on a sofa.?? Statistically all these events are remote, yes-- but not only were they possible they happened and we take their improbability without a blink or a nod.
Received on Thu 03 Apr 2014 03:34:08 PM PDT