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Interstellar comets like Borisov may not be all that rare

Astronomers calculate that the Oort Cloud may be home to more visiting objects than objects that belong to our solar system. In 2019, astronomers spotted...

Comet strike may have sparked civilisation shift

A cluster of comet fragments believed to have hit Earth nearly 13,000 years ago may have shaped the origins of human civilisation, research suggests. Possibly...

Comet Catalina suggests comets delivered carbon to rocky planets

Comets delivered carbon to rocky planets, and an icy visitor from the edge of our solar system hurtled past Earth in early 2016 to...

Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life

Rosetta's comet in August 2015, when it was closest to the sun and when most of the glycine was detected. Credit: ESA Ingredients crucial for the...