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Comet Crackup Will Spur Science, Whatever the Result

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Science  27 May 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5726, pp. 1247
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5726.1247

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Almost anything could happen when Deep Impact smashes into comet Tempel 1, but whether the impact is a boom or a bust, science should come out a winner.