Claudia Crowley

See it! Images of comet 46P/Wirtanen

Look here for photos and video of 2018’s Christmas comet and brightest comet, 46P/Wirtanen.

SpaceX’s cool night launch and landing on October 7

Night launches are always fun, and this October 7 launch by SpaceX – from Vandenberg Air Force Base, north of Los Angeles, California – generated more than its fair share of awesome images.

Some words descended largely unchanged since end of last ice age

Seven major language families might all descend from an ancient language superfamily. Some words from that early language might be recognizable today.