Comet

The Massive Impact of One Comet - On Jupiter and the Scientific Community

Comet Shoemaker--Levy 9 was not a giant comet, but if you did the math - which astronomers did at the time - you would know just what a catastrophic impact it would have.

And yet, to actually see the immense destructive power of the comet is what really shook the scientific community up when this event occurred in 1994.

Watch here, courtesy of Discovery TV:

 

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