A rare approach to the strange comet

On February 1, comet ZTF will approach Earth at a distance of approximately 42 million kilometers (nearly one-third the distance between us and the Sun), before it will likely leave the solar system forever. Credit: European Space Agency Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) today makes its closest approach to Earth before it likely leaves our solar … Read more

Buy a rare Giacometti chandelier for £250 in London at a price of £7 million | sculpture

Sometimes a hunch pays off, and when English painter John Craxton recognized a work of genius for sale in an antique shop in London, he pretty much made the right call. Craxton parted with £250 for an unusual chandelier which he suspected was from the great sculptor Alberto Giacometti. Now this chandelier, made in the … Read more

An optical illusion gives the rare green comet an “anti-tail” that appears to defy physics

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) with a short third tail (to the comet’s left) and longer tails of gas and dust (to the comet’s right) on January 21. (Image credit: Alessandro Caruzzi) (Opens in a new tab) A rare green comet, which has been streaking across the night sky as it approaches Earth for the first … Read more

‘Writhing in pain’: Yankees ‘Mike King’ amazing road back from rare injury

Editor’s note: We’re excited to introduce Brendan Kuty, who joins Chris Kirschner on the Yankees team the athlete. Brendan has covered the Yankees for nearly a decade. Most recently, his work was recognized by the National Sports Media Association, which named him the 2022 New Jersey Sportswriter of the Year. Brendan will answer questions from … Read more

A rare genetic phenomenon associated with schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that affects the way a person thinks, feels and behaves. People with schizophrenia may experience hallucinations, delusions, disturbed thinking, and difficulty expressing emotions or feeling happy. Researchers have discovered a strong link between the development of schizophrenia and a rare form of a genetic variant known as tandem repeats. … Read more

Stocks are flashing a rare bull market signal for the first time in nearly 3 years. But some have their doubts.

A technical signal that heralded previous turning points for the US stock market has arrived for the first time in nearly three years, according to data provided by its creator. But some on Wall Street suspect that he may no longer be as reliable as he once was. The technical indicator, which is simply known … Read more

A black hole violently tearing apart a star unleashes a jet of rare luminous matter

Illustration of a tidal disturbance event (TDE). Credit: Carl Knox-Osgrave, ARC Center of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Detection, Swinburne University of Technology Astronomers at Swinburne University of Technology have played a significant role in discovering a rare luminous jet of matter traveling at close to the speed of light, from a supermassive black hole violently … Read more