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Huge Meteorite Hits the Moon

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Recently, scientists in Spain reported that last September they observed the 'largest' and 'brightest' meteorite impact with the moon in recorded history. Recently, scientists in Spain reported that last September they observed the 'largest' and 'brightest' meteorite impact with the moon in recorded history. The resulting flash was so great it was most likely visible from Earth. After the initial impact and explosion, an afterglow remained for 8 seconds. It's estimated that the space rock that collided with the surface was about 900 pounds and was travelling nearly 40 thousand miles per hour when it made impact. The meteorite left...
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