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Deep Impact reveals fragile comet

Posted by geeknews at 3:42 PM on September 6, 2005

A very detailed study is to be released on the initial findings of the Deep Impact mission. Preliminary information indicate that the comet is very fragile and the surface as soft as snowbank.

Interesting to say the least. This makes me wonder how a comet would react to a encounter with a high explosive device. [Reuters]

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