News tagged with periodic comet

Study shows how comets break up, make up

For some comets, breaking up is not that hard to do. A new study led by Purdue University and the University of Colorado Boulder indicates the bodies of some periodic comets - objects that orbit the sun in less than 200 years ...

dateJun 01, 2016 in Space Exploration
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The Perseids are Coming

Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield. Anyone who's ever driven down a country lane has seen it happen. A fast moving car, a cloud of multiplying insects, and a big disgusting mess.

dateAug 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
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