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The Comet That Battered Jupiter, and Shook Congress
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The Comet That Battered Jupiter, and Shook Congress

After Shoemaker–Levy 9 wrecked havoc on the solar system’s largest planet in 1994, for a rare moment on Earth politics were not parochial, but astronomical. Its political and scientific legacy still shines today

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