Comets

This is how stars cause comets to strike Earth! - Read

This is how stars cause comets to strike Earth! - Read

The team predicted that within the next million years between 19 and 24 stars will come within 3.26 light years of the Sun ? close enough to deflect comets from their original paths

Sep 04, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
What's up for January 2017?  Here's when, where to look up in the night sky this month (Watch video)

What's up for January 2017? Here's when, where to look up in the night sky this month (Watch video)

The new year started with a beautiful view of the moon, Venus and Mars on January 1st, 2nd and 3rd. 

Jan 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
NASA's Hubble spots exocomets taking plunge onto young star

NASA's Hubble spots exocomets taking plunge onto young star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered exocomets -- comets outside our solar system -- plunging onto a young star that resides 95 light-years from Earth.

Jan 07, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
'Comets are ancient leftovers of early solar system', reveals study

'Comets are ancient leftovers of early solar system', reveals study

Comets are the ancient leftovers of early solar system formation, and not younger fragments resulting from subsequent collisions between other larger bodies, according to a new study of data collected by the Rosetta space probe.

Jul 31, 2016, 14:25 PM IST
Must watch – What would happen if an asteroid hit the Earth today!

Must watch – What would happen if an asteroid hit the Earth today!

 Although the Earth is constantly being hit with with asteroids that entered and disintegrated in its atmosphere, life has survived the impact and lived through each crisis today.

Jul 29, 2016, 14:41 PM IST