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The universe is a terrible place. Although there is order inrepparttar galactic formation, there are millions of periodic and non-periodic comets out there. You could tell when Halley’s comet would come, but you cannot be sure of comet Hale-Bopp.

Thank Heavens forrepparttar 127707 atmosphere. Thousands of earth- bound comets have perished there, leaving occasional flares and ashes to tellrepparttar 127708 story. But one day, one ofrepparttar 127709 several wondering comets could catch us napping. Not evenrepparttar 127710 best scientific wonder could stop it. One passed dangerously closerepparttar 127711 other day, and exited before anyone could say “Our Father!”

Planet earth may not be all-time lucky. It may haverepparttar 127712 fate of Jupiter. When comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit it, Jupiter as not knocked out of orbit, nor was it smitten torepparttar 127713 finest particles. But two earths could comfortably fit into one ofrepparttar 127714 mighty wounds of Jupiter resulting fromrepparttar 127715 blow. And come to think of it. Only a few pieces ofrepparttar 127716 comet hit Jupiter!

Now, suppose Shoe-maker had hit earth?

Do not shudder at that because it may be that one Kamikaze asteroid is racing toward earth at a million timesrepparttar 127717 speed of light as you read this. So if we had been ducking smaller comets, we have to get set forrepparttar 127718 show down. Because even before we could get our telescopes to get a closer look,repparttar 127719 killer comet would have done its worst. Time out!

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