Phobos-Grunt demise shows BBC’s (and Daily Mail’s) bad science tendency

OK, The “Grunt heard round the world” is no more, apparently burning up over the Pacific. Russia’s Defense Ministry said the probe and what fragments made it through the atmosphere fell about 775 miles west of Wellington Island. In looking at Google News, I found this was the highlighted story from the BBC. While it…

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Grunt work

UPDATE: 1/15/2012 11:30AM PST The probe is down, but see how the BBC fouled up the reporting of it here -Anthony Look up in the air, it’s a bird, its a plane, no it’s Phobos-Grunt! Video follows. From Sky News: An out of control Russian spacecraft could crash land on southern England sometime this weekend,…