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2008-05-02 09:45:00

Cardiff study suggests link between comet bombardment and movement through the galaxyThe sun's movement through the Milky Way regularly sends comets hurtling into the inner solar system "“ coinciding with mass life extinctions on earth, a new study claims.Scientists at the Cardiff Centre for Astrobiology built a computer model of our solar system's movement and found that it "bounces" up and down through the plane of the galaxy. As we pass through the densest part of the plane,...