Nightly News   |  November 28, 2013

‘Thanksgiving comet’ burns out in trip around sun

Scientists believe the “comet ISON" did not survive its journey around the sun, dashing some folks’ hopes for a spectacular light show. NBC's Kate Snow reports.

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>>> tonight scientists say the so-called comet of the century is probably a goner. it doesn't appear to have survived its journey around the sun today. there it is in the lower part of your screen. and now, watch as it goes away. scientists say they saw the comet approach the sun, nothing came out on the other side. that means the spectacular light show, a lot of folks were hoping for is unlikely to happen.