"At the bottom of the world, an observatory embedded in ice and designed to catch bountiful but elusive subatomic particles could give astronomers a brand-new look at the universe.
An international team of scientists reported on Thursday that over a two-year period they had detected 28 of these particles, known as neutrinos, that arrived from outside the solar system and possibly from across the universe.”
Comet ISON’s Solar-Coaster Ride is Heating Up
There’s been a great deal of anticipation surrounding Comet ISON—and a great deal of debate about whether it will become a “Comet of the Century”, or fizzle out like so many other comets of the century have in the past. ISON is now visible in binoculars, which may bode well for a good sky show in the coming weeks — learn more from astronomer Ben Burress.