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Beware! Comets ☄

5 Aug 2009, 19:18 UTC
Beware! Comets ☄
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Comets, let's face it, have rather a bad name. Traditionally, they're been seen as bad omens. Harbingers of doom, fortelling disaster. So ingrained into our consciousness is this line of thought, that the very word "disaster" stems from words meaning "bad star" (from dis and astro)! Comets have been featured in movies (ranging from the kitsch to the critically acclaimed) and authors have written about them for some time. But are they really killers? Maybe comets are just misunderstood...(Read more ...)

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