Between Mars and Jupiter, a Comet Graveyard May Rise Again (VIDEO)

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Aug. 2 2013 5:01 PM

Between Mars and Jupiter, a Comet Graveyard May Rise Again (VIDEO)

Colombian astronomers have discovered what they call a "comet graveyard" in the main asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and even describe how some of the dormant slabs of rock and ice can "come back to life."

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