A comet that gained an earthly following because of its bright tail visible from space was initially declared dead after essentially grazing the sun. Now, there is a silver of hope that Comet ISON may have survived. New images, basically …
WASHINGTON: A streak of bright material streaming away from the Sun that appeared in several observatories may be comet ISON - touted as the "comet of the century," according to Nasa. Continuing a history of surprising behaviour, …
GREENBELT, Md. (NASA GODDARD) – After several days of continued observations, scientists continue to work to determine and to understand the fate of Comet ISON: There’s no doubt that the comet shrank in size considerably as …
Astronomers are marveling at the death and apparent resurrection of a comet that dove close to the sun on Thanksgiving. Comet ISON passed within a million miles of the sun’s surface at 1:37 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday — by which …
[In the context of Aaron’s upcoming book, The Star of Bethlehem: A Skeptical View, I thought it would make sense to showcase his latest comment on the Star and its potential candidates. Check out his blog here. JP] It’s been a good, …
Comet ISON is no more. We can now say that with confidence. On Thanksgiving, when the comet approached the sun it had a surge in brightness. But that was short-lived. The video below is of Comet ISON as it approached and passed …
Even if ISON is a no-show in the sky this week, Delamere said the comet will still shine. “The amount of research that’s going on, and what’s going to come out will surprise us all, “ he said. So did Comet ISON make its way around the sun?
According to the conclusions of a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), held in San Francisco, it would appear that astronomers can finally say for certain that Comet C/2012 S1, or Comet