Meteor-missile strike underground: What happens below ground in impacts (VIDEO).

The Incredible Reaction Deep Underground When a Missile or Meteor Strikes (Video)

The Incredible Reaction Deep Underground When a Missile or Meteor Strikes (Video)

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April 16 2015 7:23 AM

Down Beneath  

What happens underground when a missile or meteor hits.

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Researchers dropped a rounded-tip projectile into a pile of clear plastic beads to test the effect of high-impact drops, and their research showed incredible underground networks of energy beneath impact zones.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.