Meteor Shower Created by Halley’s Comet Peaks This Week
The Orionid meteor shower will reach its zenith overnight from Saturday to Sunday (Oct. 20-21) as Earth plows through debris shed by Halley’s Comet on its path around the sun. The most impressive display should come a ... How Well Do You Know 'Shooting
Science fiction becomes reality: Space probe swings alongside comet after 10-year chase
chase through outer space over the course of a decade. Europe's Rosetta probe will orbit and study the giant ball of dust and ice as it hurtles toward the sun and, if all goes according to plan, drop a lander onto the comet in the coming months.
CAPITALIZING ON HALLEY'S COMET
How Inspiration Hit Sipping juice, he related how his grand inspiration hit: ''I was reading a Natural History magazine article in 1980 that was about the coming of Halley's comet. It talked ... 60 million miles long, has often been seen as a portent ...
Painful Truth: Comet is a puzzle to be solved
no Halley’s Comet or Hale-Bopp. It has the inelegant name of 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, a designation number plus the names of its Soviet discoverers, who spotted it back in the 1960s. We know remarkably little about comets. They come in from the outer ...
Looking for Halley's Comet at Sundance
Blair Witch Project"'s are the Halley's comets of films ... writer Dana Harris. "They come every few years, and people don't realize how many indie films that do nothing come and go in between." One of the films that fell through the commercial cracks ...