Posts by Mervyn

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Math
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physical
During July 1995 the comet Shemaker-Levy 9 smashed into Jupiter in a spectacular fashion. The comet actually consisted of 21 distinct pieces, the largest of which had a mass of about 4x1012 kg and a speed of 6x104 m/s. Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system , has a ...