Where's the Kaboom?

Source:  Hubble Space Telescope

Source: Hubble Space Telescope

And from our “What Are the Odds” desk – check out this Hubble image.   Astronomers first thought it was a comet – but now believe it shows the immediate aftermath of a head on collision of two asteroids traveling five times faster than a rifle bullet. Astronomers believe collision like this are relatively common in the asteroid belt – but they have never gotten to see one before.

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