Quantcast

Latest Comet Howard-Koomen-Michels Stories

Sungrazing Comet - Wrong Place, Wrong Time
2011-10-05 11:16:14

NASA's Solar And HelioSpheric Observatory (SOHO) recently witnessed a sungrazing comet being eaten up by a coronal mass ejection (CME).


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
Related