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Robots land on a comet

And it looks not unlike a snowy mountain on earth. Millions, perhaps billions, of these impacted earth in the early solar system and donated that snow to our planet.

No humans necessary at the destination (cough, asteroid return). It seems to be enough for humans to build the robots and analyse the data sent back by the robots. How much would this mission have cost if humans went?

In other news, the on-site doctor at the scientific facility near me, where something north of 40% of the workforce has a Ph.D, has sent out two emails now encouraging us to get a flu shot because we wouldn't want the symptoms of the flu (which you might get) with the symptoms of Ebola (which you will not get). Sigh. Continually advancing the theme of people can be really smart, and amazing, and really kinda not.