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Was the Tungus Event due to a Black Hole?


THERE have been many attempts to explain the Tunguska meteorite, ranging from the prosaic to the bizarre1–3. We suggest that a black hole of substellar mass such as those that have been postulated by Hawking4 could explain many of the mysteries associated with the event.

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JACKSON, A., RYAN, M. Was the Tungus Event due to a Black Hole?. Nature 245, 88–89 (1973).

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