November 28, 2013
NASA’s Recipe On How To Cook A Comet
Animators at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center created this interesting cooking video – “How to Cook a Comet.” Step 1- sublimation. Before it even reaches Mars, some 230 million miles away from the sun, the radiation of the sun begins to cook off the frozen water ice directly. Step 2 – if the comet survives sublimation, the intense radiation and pressure closer to the sun could destroy the comet all together. And that’s the sun’s simple recipe for cooked comet.
[ Read the Article: How The Sun Can Cook A Comet ]