Tag Archives: Comet

Comets: Atmospheres, water, and life?

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Comets may have brought the water that gave rise to the oceans, the atmosphere, and potentially life to Earth. Continue reading

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Perseids Meteor Shower August 2016 – tonight!

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Early morning of 12th August 2016 – for those of you in the northern hemisphere with clear skies (good luck Manchester folks!) you should be treated to a bumper show of shooting stars from the annual Perseids meteor shower. Earth … Continue reading

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Pint of Science and Amazed by Science

Hello, I just wanted to let all our followers know about a couple of events happening later this month: the Pint of Science Festival and Amazed by Science. Pint of Science Explore the hottest scientific topics with world leading experts … Continue reading

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UK Planetary Forum, Early Career Scientists’ Annual Meeting

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Friday 17th January 2014 saw the 11th Early Career Scientists’ annual meeting take place at the Open University in Milton Keynes. The free event was expertly organised by the committee of the UK Planetary Forum and there was an extensive … Continue reading

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#ISON or #ISOFF

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(I want to apologise for the horrific pun I used in the title, I couldn’t help myself!) I was originally going to edit the previous blog post I put up after the NASA hangout last night, but it would appear … Continue reading

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Lost: 1 Comet, Answers to the Name ISON

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Hello everyone! I’ve just finished watching the amazing NASA Hangout: Comet ISON LIVE and what a turbulent experience it has been. You’ll probably be aware that sadly, comet ISON did not survive its passage through the outer region of the … Continue reading

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ISON : The Comet of The Century

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By now, I’m sure you will have all heard of ISON (No, it’s not a new gadget from Apple), the sun grazing comet that is being hailed as the comet of the century. Even if the name isn’t familiar to you, … Continue reading

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I’ve just seen something in the sky! What do I call it?!

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A Quick and Easy Guide to Naming Your Near Earth Object Sighting! Many of the recent Russian meteorite related comments being banded round by the media and things like twitter that are just plain wrong, I though I’d post a … Continue reading

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