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This scientist helped land a spacecraft on a comet, but everyone is angry with him over his shirt

Well, it’s out there…

YESTERDAY, THE PHILAE lander successfully landed on a comet and it was pretty much a BIG DEAL.

What an unbelievable feat.

But why would we talk about that when we could focus in on this Rosetta scientist’s shirt?

Look at it!

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Project scientist Matt Taylor wore the shirt for various TV interviews, but pissed off a lot of people as it clearly shows multiple semi-naked cartoon women.

People weren’t happy, accusing Taylor of being sexist and inappropriate after his team nailed a 10-year, six billion kilometre, comet-landing mission.

What do you think? Sexist, or just a bit ‘out there’.

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