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New WISE space telescope finds nine dark comets -- and one black comet -- in six weeks

This is not breaking news, but rather a brief breakdown of information gleaned from David Shiga’s great New Scientist article last week regarding the findings of the recently launched WISE infrared space telescope.   The information from the article, though unattributed, is presumably from the mission scientists themselves: In its first six weeks of observations, it has discovered 16…
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question