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View Full Version : Comet Siding Spring: Close Call for Mars, Wake Up Call for Earth?



Fraser
2014-Oct-08, 07:10 PM
It was 20 years ago this past July when images of Jupiter being pummeled by a comet caught the world’s attention. Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 had flown too close to Jupiter. It was captured by the giant planet’s gravity and torn into a string of beads. One by one the comet fragments impacted Jupiter — leaving […]

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