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Comment: Re:Destroyed... (Score 2) 894

by atam (#45843257) Attached to: US Customs Destroys Virtuoso's Flutes Because They Were "Agricultural Items"

Even if you don't want to read the linked article, you should at least take a quick look of the summary quoted in Slashdot:

'They said this is an agriculture item,' said Razgui, who was not present when his bag was opened. 'I fly with them in and out all the time and this is the first time there has been a problem. This is my life.' When his baggage arrived in Boston, the instruments were gone. He was instead given a number to call.

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Collision of Two Asteroids Spotted For the First Time 31

Posted by timothy
from the delicious-space-dust dept.
sciencehabit writes "Astronomers report that a small asteroid located in the inner asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter took a major hit early last year. Previously rendered only in artists' conceptions, the first asteroid collision known in modern times revealed itself in a tail of debris streaming from what astronomers at first assumed was a comet. Instead of a steady stream of dust, however, they found boulders near the object with dust moving away from them."

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