Accident photos captured in space

by Anonymous on Oct. 14th, 2010

Images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope show what NASA scientists claim is the aftermath of a collision of two asteroids. US and European scientists involved in the study say the collision probably took place in early 2009, and that the debris trail stretches out for hundreds of thousands of kilometers behind a 360 foot-wide chunk of remaining rock.

NASA story & additional photos
LA Times story

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