As we marveled at Pluto, this spectacular comet image came out


While we were busy enjoying the spectacular images of Pluto, ESA's Rosetta camera released this image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Read the rest

Comet Lovejoy + Total Recall = awesome

Further evidence that the ability to remix scientific videos and images is awesome: Here's NASA's footage of the International Space Station rounding planet Earth to catch a glimpse of the comet Lovejoy, set to a piece of Jerry Goldsmith's score for the movie Total Recall. The result is breathtaking. Real life than special effects.

Thank you, Avi Solomon!

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Lovejoy Lives! Comet to plunge to flaming death of hot agony in the Sun today Read the rest