Astronomer Neil Gant fails to predict a comet hitting Ireland with disastrous consequences. However fear for a repeat gets his sky-watch program more NASA-resources. This time an approaching series of comets is detected in time, but only to calculate they're too large and fast to be eliminated. The target area, around Pennsylvania, is determined and hastily evacuated in a race against apocalyptic time. Written by
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Comet's tail is incorrectly directed. It is caused by solar wind, not friction, because the latter doesn't exist in vacuum. Therefore the tail should be directed away from the Sun, rather then left straight behind the comet. See more