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Posts tagged Jan H. Oort

January 27, 2011

 

The Oort Cloud

The Oort Cloud And Comets

Have you heard about the Oort Cloud?

November 28, 2005

 

Oort

Ancient people believed comets were omens. Sometimes they were thought to signal the fall of empires, other times the birth of kings. Even today, when we’re all supposed to be much more intelligent, people do crazy things when comets pass by. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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