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Comets brought carbon to Earth, Mars: Study

Comets brought carbon to Earth, Mars: Study

Comets could have been an essential source of carbon on planets like Earth and Mars during the early formation of the solar system, says ...Read More

Trip past sun may alter comet’s water ‘fingerprint’

Trip past sun may alter comet’s water ‘fingerprint’

Washington: A trip past the sun may have selectively altered the production of one form of water in a comet known as Lovejoy – an effect ...Read More

Rare comet will be visible from Earth for first time

Rare comet will be visible from Earth for first time

Washington: A rare comet discovered by NASA scientists will be visible using just binoculars to skywatchers on Earth this week for the fi...Read More

Hubble telescope captures best view of comet breaking apart

Hubble telescope captures best view of comet breaking apart

Los Angeles: Astronomers have captured the sharpest, most detailed observation of a comet breaking apart about 107 million kilometres fro...Read More

Don’t miss this cosmic display of ‘shooting stars’ Friday

Don’t miss this cosmic display of ‘shooting stars’ Friday

Washington: Make plans now to stay up late or set the alarm to see a cosmic display of “shooting stars” light up the night sky on Friday-...Read More

Giant comets may pose danger to life on Earth

Giant comets may pose danger to life on Earth

London: The discovery of hundreds of giant comets in the outer planetary system over the last two decades means that these objects pose a...Read More

Rosetta provides unique insight into comet shedding its dusty coat

Rosetta provides unique insight into comet shedding its dusty coat

Washington : ESA’s Rosetta mission has enabled scientists to watch the life cycle of a comet, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as it sheds the ...Read More

Rosetta orbiter to swoop down on comet in February

Rosetta orbiter to swoop down on comet in February

London:  The European Space Agency’s orbiting Rosetta spacecraft is expected to come within six km of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-...Read More

Seeds of comet landing sown 28 years ago

Seeds of comet landing sown 28 years ago

London: For the first time in history, a spacecraft has landed on a comet. According to scientists, the momentous event represents the cu...Read More

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Comet smash behind mysterious water on Jupiter

London: The mysterious traces of water in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter came from a comet that smashed into the largest planet of the s...Read More

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