Asteroid nearly collides with Earth without warning from NASA

Space 11/11/21, 17:06

Astrophysicists had no idea an asteroid was on the verge of crashing with Earth on Oct. 24. After flying through Antarctica asteroid 2021 UA1 remained undetected for several hours after passing the planet's orbit. CNET reported that the projectile came so close to Earth that it passed lower than some existing ...

Telescopes capture moment of impact during eclipse of moon

Science 01/23/19, 17:04

Astronomers managed to capture the moment of an impact during this week's eclipsed moon.Spanish astrophysicist Jose Maria Madiedo of the University of Huelva said Wednesday it appears a rock from a comet slammed into the moon during the total lunar eclipse late Sunday and early Monday. The strike was seen ...

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