NEOWISE mission spies one comet, maybe two

An artist’s rendition of 2016 WF9 as it passes Jupiter’s orbit inbound toward the sun. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s NEOWISE mission has recently discovered some celestial objects traveling through our neighborhood, including one on the blurry line between asteroid and comet. Another—definitely a comet—might be seen with binoculars through next week. An object called 2016 WF9 …

Top Dems turn on Kerry over Israel speech

Secretary of State John Kerry is under fire for his blunt speech taking aim at the Israeli government — with criticism coming from not only congressional Republicans, but also from members of his own party. The defiant secretary of state used the speech Wednesday to defend the decision by the Obama administration to abstain on …

Top Dems turn on Kerry over Israel speech

Secretary of State John Kerry is under fire for his blunt speech taking aim at the Israeli government — with criticism coming from not only congressional Republicans, but also from members of his own party. The defiant secretary of state used the speech Wednesday to defend the decision by the Obama administration to abstain on …