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May 21, 2014

 

Hale-Bopp comet with two tails

Tales About Tails

Have you ever wondered why comets look the way they do when they get close to the sun?

November 7, 2012

 

Comet Hale Bop

What Is The Difference Between Comets And Asteroids?

You've heard about comets and asteroids in space. What is the different?

January 27, 2011

 

The Oort Cloud

The Oort Cloud And Comets

Have you heard about the Oort Cloud?

December 19, 2006

 

asteriods Ida and Dactyl

Below the Belt

What is the difference between an asteroid and a comet?

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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