Monday, October 26, 2015

Go Home, Comet Lovejoy...

...you're drunk.

Observations of Comet Lovejoy's tail back in January showed that the comet was producing the equivalent of 500 bottles of wine in pure ethyl alcohol a second at "peak activity." That's a lot of booze.

In spaaaaace.

Not that you'd want to drink it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/10/26/comet-lovejoy-pretty-much-spews-sugar-and-booze-study-finds/