Comets
Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago... more
Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
UC Berkeley scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million... more
Neptune's newfound moon, Hippocamp, might be left over from a comet crash - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The Neptune neighbor, missed until now, offers clues to how moons form and shows once again that space is more... more
The 'Rubber Ducky' Comet Is Stressed and Keeps Cracking Its Neck  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Comet 67P's head has spent 4.5 billion years trying to twist away from its neck. And that's caused some stress fractures. more
Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko Sculpted by Stress  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. ESA’s Rosetta mission has revealed that geological stress arising from the shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has been a key process in... more
Rosetta's comet sculpted by stress  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Feeling stressed? You're not alone. ESA's Rosetta mission has revealed that geological stress arising from the shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has been a key process in sculpting the comet's surface and interior following its formation. more
Rosetta’s comet sculpted by stress  ESA · 5 days
Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. ESA’s Rosetta mission has revealed that geological stress arising from the shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has been a key process in... more
See newfound Comet Iwamoto before it leaves for 1,371 years - CNET  CNET · 1 week
It was spotted for the first time in December and it's already leaving, but not before putting on a show tonight. more
A Comet, Meteor, Nebula and the Pleiades Combine into One Epic Space Photo  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A deep-space panorama shows Comet 46P/Wirtanen, the Pleiades star cluster and a meteor crossing in front of the California Nebula. more
Retreating Snow Line Reveals Organic Molecules around Young Star  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Astronomers using ALMA have detected various complex organic molecules around the young star V883 Ori. A sudden outburst... more
Bizarre Space Object 'Oumuamua Could Be a Monstrous Corpse of Comet Dust  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
'Oumuamua is long gone, but it's still leaving scientists guessing. A new explanation proposes that the strange object was a "monstrous fluffy dust aggregate"... more
Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua Could Be a 'Monstrous' Corpse of Comet Dust  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
'Oumuamua is long gone, but it's still leaving scientists guessing. A new explanation proposes that the strange object was a "monstrous fluffy dust aggregate" produced by... more
Retreating snow line reveals organic molecules around young star  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers using ALMA have detected complex organic molecules around the young star V883 Ori. A sudden outburst from this star is releasing molecules from the icy compounds in the planet-forming... more
Retreating snow line reveals organic molecules around young star  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Astronomers using ALMA have detected various complex organic molecules around the young star V883 Ori. A sudden outburst from this star is releasing molecules from the icy compounds in the... more
'Oumuamua could be the debris cloud of a disintegrated interstellar comet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Since it was first detected hurling through our solar system, the interstellar object known as 'Oumuamua has been a source of immense scientific interest. Aside from... more
Supermodel  ESA · 3 weeks
Operations image of the week: Our beloved Rosetta spacecraft is spending eternity on the surface of the Solar System's most famous comet, while its trusty engineering replica is living out retirement at ESA’s operations... more
Earth's Oldest Rock Found on the Moon  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Scientists discover what may be Earth’s oldest rock in a lunar sample returned by the Apollo 14 astronauts. The research about this... more
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