NCERT Solutions for Class 8 English Chapter 19 The Comet I


One night Duttada noticed a new comet. Two days later the news appeared in the paper that a Calcutta man Manoj Dutta had seen a comet and it was reported at Indian Institute of Astrophysics. This comet was heading towards the earth, and it would be seen with naked eyes in the next few months. It was named 'Comet Dutta. A new comet that has appeared in the sky and is heading straight towards the earth. A head-on collision is likely and unavoidable, which means this could end life on this planet. It depicts how various scientists and religious leaders react to this critical situation in their respective ways.