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Comets in the news — old news

Find out what late 19th- and early 20th-century newspaper reporters had to say about comets.
RELATED TOPICS: COMETS
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“Halley’s Comet and Others,” Dakota County Herald, April 22, 1910

In Gary Kronk’s story “Comets: From superstition to science,” you read about comets past and about the fictions and misinformation that surrounded these formerly mysterious celestial bodies. But having a retrospective perspective is one thing, and hearing historical explanations straight from historical mouths is another.

 

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