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Comet dust 'ballistics' probed in 3D

Scientists in the US make detailed 3D maps of the cavities carved by comet dust in blocks of foam carried by Nasa's Stardust spacecraft.

Dead comet with skull face to hurtle by Earth on Halloween

A massive space rock that will shave by Earth on Halloween looks like a dead comet with a skull face, NASA said after gaining a closer look at the spooky space object.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Comet dust 'ballistics' probed in 3D

Scientists in the US make detailed 3D maps of the cavities carved by comet dust in blocks of foam carried by Nasa's Stardust spacecraft.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Dead comet with skull face to hurtle by Earth on Halloween

A massive space rock that will shave by Earth on Halloween looks like a dead comet with a skull face, NASA said after gaining a closer look at the spooky space object.