With the sad demise of Comet ISON fresh in our minds, it's worth remembering that there's plenty more (and perhaps more impressive) lumps of space ice where that came from.
Scientists have captured their best view yet of how extreme magnetic fields shape superfast jets from the most powerful explosions in the universe.
In a galaxy far, far away, two black holes have been spotted, trapped in a gravitational dance that can only end when they collide and merge as one. Continue reading →
For those who understand the Cosmos, or at least part of it, hold the key to explaining some wonderful sights.
Sad news, comet fans: ISON is no more. It's a vaporized husk of its former self. A sublimated dirty snowball. Comet ISON is an ex-comet and this time it's not playing. Continue reading →
When Russian astronomers detected the 'virgin' Comet ISON in September 2012, the world was hoping for something a little bit special. But no comet is the same and the nature of 'dirty snowballs' is rarely predictable. Continue reading →
As the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving Day, Comet ISON suffered a pretty severe cosmic flesh wound as it flew perilously close to the sun. Continue reading →
A new video of the incoming Comet ISON is the best yet from NASA's STEREO-A spacecraft. See the comet ahead of its Nov. 28 close sun flyby.
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