50: Imposter Comet!


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Things we talked about in this episode:

The Podcast Social Club — Nov 22-23

First all-female space walk

2I/Borisov, first interstellar comet

Research papers on 2I/Borisov: Initial characterisation and detection of cyanide

‘Oumuamua, an interstellar “asteroid?”™

Path of 2I/Borisov

The Oort Cloud

Halley’s Comet

Comet Shoemaker Levy rams into Jupiter in 1994

Kruger 60, hometown of 2I/Borisov? (Original paper)

Comet Interceptor mission

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