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Our Coming Ice Age

Francis Levy | Posted 03.23.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

The ice age may have occurred when an enormous meteor hit the earth, resulting in the destruction of a whole species of "larger than life" creatures whose remains we now see in the glass enclosed exhibits in museums of natural history.

How To Watch The Cinco De Mayo Meteor Shower

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.07.2015 | Science

If you like tequila and shooting stars, you're in for a double treat. The 2015 Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks in the early morning hours of May 6...

If You Want to Improve Your Marketing, Turn to Physics

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Anyone who has studied physics and marketing can observe some very interesting similarities between the concepts of these two seemingly different disciplines. Unlike physics, however, marketing is not often taught according to scientific principles.

Comets Near Earth

Olympia LePoint | Posted 12.21.2014 | Science
Olympia LePoint

Can comets hit Earth? As a scientist who helped launch vehicles into Space, I wondered the answer to this question too. Recently the comet named Si...

WATCH LIVE: How To See Tonight's Meteor Shower

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo tonight? Keep the tequila flowing, because you've got a reason to stay up late -- you just might spot some shooting stars! ...

PHOTOS: 500 Years Of Greatest Comets Ever Seen | Joe Rao | Posted 12.26.2013 | Science

When Comet ISON was discovered and a preliminary orbit for it was worked out, it was initially announced that it could be the "comet of the century." ...

Icy Alien Dust Links Ancient Famine To Celebrated Comet

LiveScience | Mike Wall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

SAN FRANCISCO — The ancients had ample reason to view comets as harbingers of doom, it would appear. A piece of the famous Halley's comet likely sl...

11 Cool Facts About Comets

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.23.2013 | Science

The world is set to go comet crazy next month, as the highly anticipated Comet ISON comes into view. "Comet ISON has the potential to be among the ...

Meteor Shower Peaking NOW

Posted 05.05.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/05/2013 09:38 AM EDT on A meteor shower created by bits of Halley's Comet is at its peak now, and NASA has...

THIS WEEKEND: Remnants Of Celebrated Comet Light Up Sky

Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 05/03/2013 11:10 AM EDT on Early Sunday (May 5), just before dawn, we'll have an opportunity to see some of the r...

The Rabbi and Halley's Comet

Mario Livio | Posted 05.20.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Rabbi Yehoshua (Joshua) Ben Hananiah (c. 35&endash;117 CE) was a leading Jewish scholar and a member of the Academy in Yavneh. But what does a Jewish Rabbi from the first century have to do with Halley's Comet?

Meteor Shower Promises Spectacular Sky Show

Posted 10.16.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 10/16/2012 12:06 PM EDT on A meteor shower spawned by history’s most famous comet will peak this weekend, a...

PHOTOS: 11 Cool Science Tattoos

Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

Some people have science under their skin—literally. Instead of hearts or anchors, they get tattoos of their favorite scientific subjects--from DNA ...

Orionid Meteor Shower 2009: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Orionid meteor shower is expected to put on a good show tonight into the predawn hours Wednesday, weather permitting. This annual meteor shower...