A Comet Is About to Scrape by Mars, and NASA Will Share What They Hope to Learn From It Live Today at 2PM EDT

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NASA’s MAVEN is in a unique position to observe a comet that is going to come ten times closer to Mars than any comet ever has to Earth, and it will help us learn about the early solar system. They’ll be discussing what it will teach us at 2PM EDT today.

(via NASA)

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