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Re: Crater may reveal how dinosaurs became extinct (Stan Friesen)



Sender: Stan Friesen  <swf@ElSegundoCA.NCR.COM>
Subject: Re: Crater may reveal how dinosaurs became extinct

 > Stan Friesen wrote:
 > 
 > > And Shoemaker-Levy *certainly* was a comet.
 > 
 > Actually, I understand astronomers are still debating whether the
 > Shoemaker-Levy object was a comet or asteroid. ...
 > 

Hmm, that debate certainly has not spilled over much into _Science_.

The evidence I read there was that the object broke up high in the
jovian atmosphere, supporting a "weak" cometary type structure, rather
than a more compact asteroidal structure.

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