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Jupiter Scar Likely From Titanic-Sized Asteroid


Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, Asteroid, Atmosphere, Science, Research, NASA )

Nancy
- 1330 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A hurtling asteroid about the size of the Titanic caused the scar that appeared in Jupiter's atmosphere on July 19, 2009, according to two papers published recently in the journal Icarus.



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Cindy C. (125)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 12:53 pm
wow amazing and thank you for this
 

J. R. (0)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 1:31 pm
Extremely interesting!
 

Ralph F. (64)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 2:35 pm
Very nice article. The sizes & energies involved are mind-boggling.
 

Freya H. (307)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 3:00 pm
We definitely need to guard our planet from the same!
 

Judith C. (110)
Thursday January 27, 2011, 3:52 pm
Extremely interesting.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:33 am
cool
 
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