Comet

ALIENS

Scientists Who Discovered Blunt-Shaped Asteroid Say It Is Almost Definitely Not Aliens

A letter from Harvard University scholars asserts that the blunt-shaped ‘Oumuamua object may be an alien probe, but the scientists who rolled the spliff are killing the buzz.
Caroline Haskins
11.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Let the Giant Skull Asteroid End Us All

Bring it on.
River Donaghey
10.4.18
Life on Other Worlds

Compound Associated With Life Found in Two Very Different Locations in Space

Why that's actually not good news for astrobiologists looking for extraterrestrial life.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.17
Temple of Time

Scientists Think These Ancient Carvings Depict an Apocalyptic Comet Impact

Deciphering the mysterious “Vulture Stone” at the 11,500-year-old ruins of Göbekli Tepe.
Becky Ferreira
5.3.17
nasa

From Planet Nine to Proxima b, 2016 Was a Wild Year for Space

The birth of a new field of astronomy, the death of a lonely comet orbiter, and everything in between.
Becky Ferreira
12.31.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The New Jersey train that crashed into the Hoboken station Thursday lacked auto-braking technology, the Trump Foundation may have illegally raised money in New York, Lady Gaga was picked for the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show, and more.
VICE Staff
9.30.16
RIP

Hubble Captures the Best View of a Disintegrating Comet Yet

Becky Ferreira
9.18.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama cancels meeting with Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte after Duterte called him a "son of a bitch," Clinton turns down Mexico trip invite, Freddie Mercury gets his own comet, and more.
VICE Staff
9.6.16
explosions

Watch a Comet Outburst from the Rosetta Orbiter’s Perspective

“Catching an event like this was pure luck.”
Becky Ferreira
8.25.16
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: The Bouncing Souls’ Pete Steinkopf Puts the Band’s Nine Albums in Order

Ahead of the release of the Jersey vets’ tenth album, ‘Simplicity,’ the founding guitarist chooses his favorites in their huge catalog.
Dan Ozzi
8.11.16
nasa

Watch a Comet Crash Into the Goddamn Sun

A comet traveling faster than any object in the solar system was just ripped apart by the Sun.
Becky Ferreira
8.7.16
brief histories

May We Never Forget the First Jet Airliner, The De Havilland Comet

In 1949, the world became a much smaller place.
Michael Byrne
7.28.16
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