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Comets Likely Smell Awful

Imagine rotten eggs, horse urine, alcohol, and vinegar, all mixed together

(Newser) - Comets stink, and not just because they have the potential to cause cataclysmic devastation if they ever came hurtling through our atmosphere and made impact with Earth. These "cosmic snowballs of frozen gases, rock, and dust roughly the size of a small town" (as described by NASA ) literally... More »

Water on Earth Older Than Sun, Earth Itself

Water molecules more than 4.5 billion years old are in our drinking water, oceans

(Newser) - If you live and die by food and beverage expiration dates, you might not want to know how old some of our drinking water is. A study finds that 30% to 50% of the water found in our taps and oceans contains molecules created more than 4.5 billion years... More »

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