Twins! Rosetta Probe's Comet Has Scientists Seeing Double

July 17, 2014 12:25 PM

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Twins! Rosetta Probe's Comet Has Scientists Seeing Double

Much to scientists' surprise, the latest imagery from the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe reveals that the comet it's been chasing is actually two comets, seemingly smashed together.

"Wow, wow, wow. I can't wait to get closer!" the Planetary Society's Emily Lakdawalla wrote in a blog post about the pictures.

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