Could ancient space dust reveal mysteries of Earth's early atmosphere?
By analyzing the chemistry of ancient micrometeorites, or microscopic flecks of meteor that are too small to burn up in the atmosphere and instead ...
Hubble Catches Views of a Jet Rotating with Comet 252P/LINEAR
News Release Number: STScI-2016-14
May 12, 2016
For thousands of years, humans have recorded sightings of mysterious comets
sweeping across the nighttime skies. These celestial wanderers, "snowballs"
of dust and ice, are swift-moving visitors from the cold depths of space.
Some of them periodically visit the inner solar system during their journeys
around the sun. ...
Meteor Activity Outlook for May 14-20, 2016
American Meteor Society
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near 2 for observers located in the northern hemisphere and 3 for observers ...
2016 The THIRD Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!