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comets, earth, space

Mysterious ‘Wow!’ Signal Came From Comets, Not Aliens

Just when you thought we had made contact with aliens, an astronomer tells us we’re incorrect. Astronomer Antonio Paris has stated that a pair of comets may be responsible for the “Wow!” signal, which made headlines back in August 1977, according to Science Alert. But let’s back up for a moment and take a look at …

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comets, earth, space

Researchers: We’ve Been Accidentally Under-Counting Earth-Smashing Rocks

If you’ve always had a fear of the earth ending one day due to a gigantic meteor, researchers have some bad news. Over the last two decades, astronomers believe that they’ve been accidentally under-counting the number of space rocks headed toward Earth, according to Discovery News. Furthermore, these aren’t just any old space rocks — …

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