Moon hit by biggest explosion ever as NASA warns Earth could be next | Science | News | Express.co.uk

56,000 mph collision – captured by NASA scientists highlighting the catastrophic danger planet earth faces from similar meteors – was caused by a space rock weighing no more than 88 lbs (40 kilos).

Despite the meteor’s tiny proportions – about the size of a small boulder and the weight of an average 10-year-old boy – the impact damage was colossal and the explosion shone with the brightness of a magnitude 4 star.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/825642/Moon-meteor-biggest-explosion-NASA-video-impact

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