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The flash from the impact of the meteorite on the eclipsed Moon, seen as the dot at top left, as recorded by two of the telescopes operating in the framework of the MIDAS Survey from Sevilla (Spain) on 2019 January 21. Credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS

The space rock collided with the Moon at 61,000 kilometres an hour

A total lunar eclipse occurred on January 21, 2019. The Moon was near its perigee on January 21 and as such can be described...
This is the characteristic disc structure from the simulation of a misaligned disc around a spinning black hole. Credit: K. Pounds et al. / University of Leicester

Matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light

A UK group of space experts report the main recognition of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the speed of light,...