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An Asteroid with 6 Tails, and More – The Countdown, Episode 35

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Host/writer: Sophie Bushwick
Production assistant: Josh Krisch
Editor: Joss Fong
Producer: Eric R. Olson

About the Author: Joss is the video production intern at Scientific American and a graduate student in the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting program at New York University. Follow on twitter at @jossfong

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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