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Jupiter looks badly bruised after fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided into the giant planet in July 1994. The collision gave scientists worldwide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch comet pieces traveling at 130,000 mph slam into the planet and explode with 100 times the power of the world's arsenal of nuclear warheads at the peak of the Cold War.
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