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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.
The peace of God be with you.