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Stardust reveals surprising anatomy of a comet

06/21/2004 12:00AM

Stardust reveals surprising anatomy of a comet

Findings from a historic encounter between NASA's Stardust spacecraft and a comet have revealed a much stranger world than previously believed. The comet's rigid surface, dotted with towering pinnacles, plunging craters, steep cliffs, and dozens of jets spewing violently, has surprised scientists...


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