67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Was Once Two Separate Comets

According to a new paper in the journal Nature, two comets collided in the early Solar System to give rise to the extraordinary shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. “It is most likely that two comets collided in the early Solar System, forming the double body that we see today,” said co-author Dr Ekkehard Kührt of the [...] —> Read More

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