Comets

The fastest comets ever striking through our solar system

Hubble Watches Interstellar Comet Borisov Speed Past the Sun

Hubble Observes New Interstellar Visitor

On 12 October 2019, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provided astronomers with their best look yet at an interstellar visitor — Comet 2I/Borisov —...

Comet inspires chemistry for making breathable oxygen on Mars

Although plentiful in modern Earth’s atmosphere, molecular oxygen is extremely rare in space. Only trace amounts have been found elsewhere in our solar system...

Scientists finally solved mystery of why comets emit X-rays

When comets travel through the Solar System they interact with Solar radiation, the Solar wind, and the Solar magnetic field. This produces an obvious climate...

ALMA Discovers Cold Dust Around Nearest Star

Alma observatory in Chile has recently discovered cold dust around the closest star, Proxima Centauri to the Solar System. It suggests that the glow coming...

Scientists Found Seven Times More Massive Comets in Our Solar System

A team led by researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have recently found more large comets in our Solar System. Scientists describing them as massive icy wanderers. Scientists...