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[02/25/13 - 08:22 AM]
Discovery Networks International Jets Off with Special "Fire tn the Sky: Daily Planet Investigates"
The special debuts internationally, beginning this month, on DNI's factual networks, including Discovery Channel and Science Channel.

[via press release from Discovery Networks International]

DISCOVERY NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL JETS OFF WITH SPECIAL "FIRE IN THE SKY: DAILY PLANET INVESTIGATES"

(Silver Spring, MD) - Discovery Networks International (DNI) today announced an exclusive and unprecedented look at the recent Russian meteor explosion with FIRE IN THE SKY: DAILY PLANET INVESTIGATES. The special debuts internationally, beginning this month, on DNI's factual networks, including Discovery Channel and Science Channel.

On the morning of February 15th, a meteor weighing nearly 11 tons burst into the atmosphere over the Russian mountain city of Chelyabinsk, 900 miles from the center of Moscow, with the power equal to that of an atomic bomb, at a speed of almost 34,000 miles per hour. The intense flash of light and intensity was recorded by bystanders in nations hundreds of miles away, creating sonic blasts and tremendous shock waves and leaving smashed windows, collapsed roofs and injured nearly 1000 people in the aftermath. Following closely in its wake, a 13-story-size asteroid will pass within 17,100 miles of Earth this weekend before heading off into space.

Are the two events related? What marvels will come next? How can we prepare? Join scientists, physicists, astronomers and experts from around the globe as they explore this major phenomenon and what may be on the horizon for our planet's future.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 217 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 153 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. Discovery Networks International distributes 26 international brands, reaching over 1.3 billion cumulative subscribers with programming available in 45 languages. For more information please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.





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