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Old 04-11-2013, 03:16 PM   #141
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Originally Posted by mhgaffney View Post
According to Plait, McCanney says the comet attracts the solar wind and gains mass. Nonsense.
You're lying. Again.

Plait doesn't say that McCanney says.

McCanney says:

In his article, "The Nature of and Origins of Comets and the Evolution of Celestial Bodies (Part 1), Kronos, Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 1983, McCanney writes, "...a comet involved in the discharge of the solar capacitor will continue to grow in size and mass...."

"Curved tails, such as in Donati's comet, when it neared the Sun, are a result of the matter in the Zodiacal disk falling into the comet nucleus...."

"This causes a buildup of material on the asteroidal comet nucleus....Comets eventually evolve into planets...."
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