Relax — it’s about a thousand light-years away, small, and so quiet that it is truly invisible, unlike some Milky Way black holes. Per this
Here’s a news story about this. Per sources quoted by Wikipedia, this very distant, nonthreatening comet is about 14 times as big as the Earth.
It was the very timely toilet paper example that made me choose this video to illustrate a news story about the incredibly fine image that
Update, May 12, 2020: Still coming back; they have turned on the ion engines. There is a really cool image from JAXA today of Hayabusa’s
They’re working on it — the scientists, not Michael Bay. Here is an update on the next approach of Apophis, in 2029: Featured image: NASA/JPL-CalTech
Astronomers have nicknamed a mysterious explosion spotted recently “Cow,” based on the last three letters in its formal catalogue name. They have no idea what