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South African Scientists Claim Discovery of First Comet Strikei
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October 21, 2013 3:00 PM
South African researchers say they have found conclusive evidence of earth's first-ever known comet strike, about 28 million years ago. The researchers say this exciting find in rural Egypt could unlock more secrets of the universe. Anita Powell reports for VOA in Johannesburg.

South African Scientists Claim Discovery of First Comet Strike

Published October 21, 2013

South African researchers say they have found conclusive evidence of earth's first-ever known comet strike, about 28 million years ago. The researchers say this exciting find in rural Egypt could unlock more secrets of the universe. Anita Powell reports for VOA in Johannesburg.


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