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2005-09-06 18:15:00

Comet Tempel 1, source of NASA’s July 4 fireworks, is coated in a powdery layer of dust and bears evidence of other celestial collisions, according to first results from the Deep Impact mission published in Science and presented at the Division for Planetary Sciences meeting. Peter Schultz, professor of geological sciences at Brown University, was a co-investigator on the mission team.

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2005-07-05 20:45:00

Comet Tempel 1 was hit hard by a NASA spacecraft earlier this week. Deep Impact scientists provided more details about what the impact has taught us about the comet's structure.


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