The comet that disappeared: What happened to Ison?

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Comet ISON, a bright ball of frozen matter from the earliest days of the universe, was inbound from the Oort Cloud at the edge of the solar system and expected to pierce the Sun’s corona on November 28. Scientists were expecting quite a show. A new study suggests the comet actually broke up before reaching the sun.
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