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Hubble Team Releases New Photos of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured two new images of 2I/Borisov, the first known interstellar... more
Interstellar comet 2I/Borisov swings past sun  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When astronomers see something in the universe that at first glance seems like one-of-a-kind, it's bound to stir up a lot of excitement and attention. Enter comet 2I/Borisov. This mysterious visitor from the depths of space... more
First identified comet to visit our solar system from another star  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Comet 2I/Borisov is a mysterious visitor from the depths of space -- the first identified comet to arrive here from another star. Hubble images capture the... more
Interstellar comet 2I/Borisov swings past sun  nanowerk · 3 days
This mysterious visitor from the depths of space is the first identified comet to arrive here from another star. We don't know from where or when the comet started heading toward our Sun, but it won't... more
Astronomers Find Neptune-Like Exoplanet Orbiting White Dwarf  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A Neptune-like exoplanet orbits an Earth-sized white dwarf star called WD J091405.30+191412.25 (WD J0914 for short) once every 10 days, leaving a... more
Exoplanet-hunting mission catches a natural comet outburst in unprecedented detail  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Astronomers have captured a clear start-to-finish image sequence of an explosive emission of dust, ice and gases during the close approach of comet 46P/Wirtanen in late 2018. more
TESS Observes Huge Outburst from Comet 46P/Wirtanen  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
On September 26, 2018, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) observed an outburst of gase, ice and dust from the nucleus of... more
NASA's exoplanet-hunting mission catches a natural comet outburst in unprecedented detail  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using data from NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), astronomers at the University of Maryland (UMD), in College Park, Maryland, have captured a clear start-to-finish image... more
Astronomers See Stars Slinging Comets at Earth for the First Time  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
For the first time, a Polish group has identified two nearby stars that seem to have plucked up their icy partners, swinging them into orbits around... more
Astronomers Capture New Image of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A group of Yale University astronomers has captured a stunning new image of 2I/Borisov, the first known interstellar comet to... more
How LISA pathfinder detected dozens of 'comet crumbs'  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists leveraged LISA Pathfinder's record-setting sensitivity (designed to ripples in space-time produced by, among other things, merging black holes) for a different purpose much closer to home -- mapping microscopic dust shed... more
Subaru telescope detects the mid-infrared emission band from complex organic molecules in comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using the Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrometer (COMICS) on the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have detected an unidentified infrared emission band... more
How LISA pathfinder detected dozens of 'comet crumbs'  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
LISA Pathfinder, a mission led by ESA (the European Space Agency) that included NASA contributions, successfully demonstrated technologies needed to build a future space-based gravitational wave observatory, a tool for detecting ripples... more
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