Comet Encounter

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Comets have fascinated, even terrified us for thousands of years. For scientists though, comets are a great opportunity. In 2013, a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock came our way, an object that could fascinate billions and create the space show of the century.

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Comets have fascinated, even terrified us for thousands of years. For scientists though, comets are a great opportunity. In 2013 a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock traveled our way, an object that would fascinate billions and create the space show of the century.

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