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Comet McNaught

If you want, you can see a comet. That is, without clouds hampering your view. Here at least it’s solidly overcast for days in a row, and raining in addition. But then again – things…

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A rough start to the Solar System

The Solar System might have had a rougher start than previously thought. From ScienceNOW: According to the prevailing hypothesis, the solar system condensed out of an immense disk of gas and dust about 4.6 billion…