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Surprise! Rosetta comet is a twofer

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Surprise! Rosetta comet is a twofer

The European Space Agency’s comet-chasing probe, Rosetta, is getting closer and closer to its goal. As it approaches Churyumov-Gerasimenko, we’re getting to see the clearest shots yet of the cosmic iceberg. In fact, some of the latest images reveal a surprise—the comet appears to be made up of two icy rocks wedged together, not just one, New Scientist reports. Either that or it’s a highly fractured comet that remains in one piece.

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