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...
Air & Space
Scientists say it appears a comet from the fringes of the solar system didn't survive its close encounter with the sizzling sun.
The incoming Comet ISON is now in the home stretch of its long-awaited hairpin loop around the sun on Thanksgiving Day.
For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the sun. The moment of truth comes Thursday -- Thanksgiving...
A NASA probe orbiting Mercury has returned new photos of Comet ISON, and a number of other spacecraft are all set to document the icy wanderer's much-anticipated solar flyby on...
The private spaceflight company posted the date of the next attempt on Twitter but did not give an explanation for the aborted launch.
China's mission to robotically land on the moon next month is sure to stir up lunar dust, but it may also cause a political dustup, too.
Air & Space
For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the sun.
A mysterious blast of light spotted earlier this year near the constellation Leo was actually the brightest gamma-ray burst ever recorded, and was triggered by an extremely...