Comets


Comets break up, make up throughout their lives

Comets break up, make up throughout their lives

New York, June 2 (IANS) Some periodic comets -- objects that orbit the Sun in 200 years or less -- may regularly split in two a...

Jun 2 2016, 12:50pm CDT

Comets Did Bring Life's Ingredients to Earth

Comets Did Bring Life's Ingredients to Earth

Even if comets did not play as big a role in delivering water as once thought to the Earth they certainly had the potential to...

May 30 2016, 2:53am CDT

Two Comets will Come too Close to Earth Next Week

Two Comets will Come too Close to Earth Next Week

There is a chance of two comets coming too close to the earth for comfort in the upcoming days....

Mar 19 2016, 5:38am CDT

Giant Comets Pose Biggest Celestial Threat to Earth

Giant Comets Pose Biggest Celestial Threat to Earth

The study was published by researchers from the Armagh Observatory and the University of Buckingham....

Dec 24 2015, 5:53am CST

Giant Comets Could Wipe out Life on Earth, Scientists Claim

Giant Comets Could Wipe out Life on Earth, Scientists Claim

Hundreds of giant comets discovered in outer space pose a much greater hazard to life than asteriods...

Dec 22 2015, 11:57pm CST

Alien Megastructure Star Likely Swarmed by Comets

Alien Megastructure Around a Star is Just a Swarm of Comets

Star KIC 8462852 may be swarmed by comets, astronomers suggest....

Nov 26 2015, 2:23am CST

NASA Develops Comet Hitchhiker to Land on Comets and Asteroids

NASA Develops Comet Hitchhiker to Land on Comets and Asteroids

NASA has big plans for the future. It is in fact looking forward to sending its probes on piggyback rides on space comets....

Sep 3 2015, 7:59am CDT