Rest In Pieces Comet ISON: Astronomers say the great ice hope broke apart in brush with sun

  • by: SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 10, 2013 - 5:50 PM

WASHINGTON — Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old.

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