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Simulations unravel mysteries of 2009 Jupiter impact

  HST image taken on July 23rd 2009 showing the impact “scar” on Jupiter. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Wong, H. Hammel, I. de Pater, and the Jupiter Impact Team During July of 1994, both amateur and professional astronomers were captivated as comet Shoemaker/Levy 9 broke apart and slammed into the atmosphere of Jupiter. While [continue reading]