What caused the Nicaraguan crater? Nation asks for U.S. help after asteroid theory doubted.

What Really Caused the Mysterious Nicaraguan Crater? (Video.)

What Really Caused the Mysterious Nicaraguan Crater? (Video.)

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Sept. 16 2014 3:45 PM

What Really Caused the Nicaraguan Crater?

There's no solid evidence it was a meteorite.

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Nicaragua wants American help figuring out the source of a 40-foot crater near its airport, while skeptics continue to doubt it was caused by a passing meteorite.