birth of comets, comet composition, source of comets

All Comets in Our Solar System May Have Come From the Same Place

All comets might share their place of birth, new research says. For the first time ever, astronomer Christian Eistrup applied chemical models to 14 well-known comets, surprisingly finding a clear pattern. His publication has been accepted in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics. Balls of ice or more? Comets travel through our solar system and are ...

Troy Oakes

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.