Newly spotted comet is likely an interstellar traveler

By Brooks Hays  (0) Astronomers suspect the comet C/2019 Q4 — imaged here by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Hawaii’s Big Island — is just passing through our solar system. Photo by Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Sept. 13 (UPI) — Astronomers have identified a new comet, named C/2019 Q4, traveling inbound toward the sun. Early analysis of the […]

NASA spacecraft opens new year at tiny, icy world past Pluto

1 of 5 In this photo provided by NASA, New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern, of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colo., center, celebrates with school children at the exact moment that the New Horizons spacecraft made the closest approach of Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule, early Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Johns Hopkins […]

Satellite images show collapse of Indonesian island volcano

This combination of synthetic aperture radar images taken by JAXA’s ALOS-2 satellite and analyzed by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan shows Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano, center in images, before and after the Dec. 22, 2018, eruption. The images were taken on Aug. 20, 2018, left, and on Dec. 24, 2018, right, respectively. The satellite imagery […]

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

1 of 5 In this image taken from NASA Television, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is captured by a robotic arm for docking to the International Space Station, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies has arrived at the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule pulled up at the orbiting lab […]

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

ByEd Adamczyk and Danielle Haynes Former President George H.W. Bush was the longest living president in U.S. history. He died Friday at the age of 94. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Dec. 1 (UPI) — George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died Friday, his family announced. He […]