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CometâEUR(TM)s Close Brush With Earth Seen in Radar Images
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, space, study, comet, Comet P/2016 BA14 )

Louise
- 249 days ago - kticradio.com
NASA has released radar images showing what a comet looked like as it hurtled past Earth last week, making it the third closest brush in recorded history, according to the space agency.
Scientists Give Up Hope Of Contacting Philae Probe
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, ESA Philae, comet, scientists, research, space )

Michael
- 290 days ago - iflscience.com
Following a 10-year journey through space and 15 months on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it's time to write the obituary for the European Space Agency's (ESA) Philae probe, after ground controllers gave up trying to re-establish contact
Rosetta Found Oxygen on the Comet Chury (67P) !!!
Science & Tech  (tags: oxygen, comet, Rosetta, Chury, detection, particles )

Roger
- 400 days ago - abc.net.au
very exciting news, the implications/consequences are mind boggling...
Comet Lovejoy Releases Alcohol and Sugar in Space, Say Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: space, comet, science, scientists, discovery, astronomy )

Tracy
- 403 days ago - independent.co.uk
Comet is living up to its name by releasing as much alcohol as in at least 500 bottles of wine every second
Bizarre Alien Planet Acts Like A Comet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, space, Behemoth, comet, planet, exoplanet, nasa )

Michael
- 524 days ago - iflscience.com
There's an enormous cloud escaping from a warm Neptune-sized exoplanet, making it look like a comet, according to a new Nature study.
Particles From Outside Our Solar System Found
Science & Tech  (tags: science, nasa, dust Stardust, research, discovery, astronomy, comet, Comet Wild 2 )

Michael
- 837 days ago - iflscience.com
NASA launched the Stardust spacecraft in 1999, with a mission to collect cosmic dust as well as dust from the comet Wild 2.
'We Are Here!' Spacecraft Rosetta Meets 67P Comet 10 Years After Leaving Earth, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, spacecraft, Rosetta, comet, VIDEO, astronomy )

Beatrice
- 848 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The spacecraft Rosetta is trying to catch a comet. Today, after a decade long journey, it finally reached caught up with 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko In November it will be close enough to harpoon the frozen ball of dirty ice and attempt to make a soft
Part of Comet ISON Likely Survived After All
Science & Tech  (tags: comet, Comet ISON, nasa, space, research, astronomy, discovery, sun, solar wind, sun-grazing )

Michael
- 1096 days ago - cbc.ca
At least part of comet ISON likely survived the comet's graze past the sun Thursday, a new scientific analysis shows, despite initial widespread agreement that the comet had likely been fried to bits.
First Evidence of Comet Striking Earth Found in Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, research, study, Egypt, comet, striking Earth, evidence )

Giana
- 1148 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A team of scientists claims to have found the first-ever definitive evidence of a comet striking Earth.
Perseid Meteor Shower: Earth Bombarded By Tons of Meteoroid Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, space, study, technology, meteor shower, dust, comet, atmosphere, light streaks )

Giana
- 1208 days ago - news.yahoo.com
When the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and Monday (Aug. 11 and 12), dusty fragments ripped from the tail of comet Swift-Tuttle will burn up in Earth's atmosphere, leaving streaks of light across the sky.
Comet Making Closest Approach Ever of Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: comet, earth, science, space, nasa )

Giana
- 1367 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A recently discovered comet is closer than it's ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it.
New Comet Discovered - May Become One of Brightest in History
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, comet, brightest ever? )

David
- 1524 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new comet discovered recently may become as bright as the moon around winter solstice 2013
Comets - Pacman and Hartley
Science & Tech  (tags: comet, astronomy, science, scientists, space )

Michelle
- 2248 days ago - apod.nasa.gov
Touring the solar system with a 6 year orbital period, small comet Hartley 2 (103/P Hartley) will make its closest approach to planet Earth on October 20 and its closest approach to the Sun on October 28. It may become a naked-eye comet,
"Kryptonite" Comet Making Closest Approach to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comet, earth, science, scientists, space )

Michelle
- 2253 days ago - stumbleupon.com
A pale green interloper among the stars of Cassiopeia, Comet Hartley 2 glows like an escapee from Krypton at the center of this exposure taken on the night of Sept. 28, 2010, by NASA astronomer Bill Cooke.
Encounters With Comet Hartley 2
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comet, science, scientists, space )

Michelle
- 2271 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
An icy visitor is positioning itself for easier viewing in the coming weeks. Periodic Comet 103P/Hartley 2 won't have the pizzazz of Comet Hale-Bopp or the unexpected spectacle of Comet Holmes. But it will be high in the evening sky
 

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