Hubble Telescope Zooms in on Largest Comet Ever Seen

Last year, scientists announced they had discovered something. giant comet only remaining inside Neptune’s orbit. They estimated that its icy core is between 62 and 125 miles long, depending on its brightness. If the predictions were correct, this would be the largest comet ever discovered. But scientists wanted to make sure the supremacy stuck, so […]

Strange Comet Explodes 4 Times in ‘Super Explosion’

Last Saturday, a glowing speck of light exploded in the shadows behind Jupiter. And then it continued to explode, firing two more violent jets of material into space on Sunday, followed by a fourth paroxysm on Monday. As it enraged and flared up, it became 250 times brighter than usual, like a lit match turning […]