Articles and Books
- Collisions with Comets and Asteroids. Scientific American,
March 1996, Pg. 54 (6).
- New comet may delight in late March. (Details Comet Hyakutake).
Science News, Feb. 17, 1996, Pg. 103.
- Here comes Hale-Bopp. Astronomy, Feb. 1996, Pg. 68 (6).
- Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. A book review
in Astronomy, Feb. 1996, Pg.94.
- Winter's express comet. Sky & Telescope, Feb. 1996, Pg. 94 (2).
- To Catch a Comet by the Tail. New Scientist, Jan. 20, 1996, Pg. 38 (3).
- Breakup of a comet. (The apparent breakup of Comet
Schwassmann-Wachmann). Science News, Jan. 13, 1996, Pg.26.
- Stardust in the laboratory. (Details isotopic data on presolar
grains). Science, Jan. 5, 1996, Pg. 41 (2).
- Catch a comet on film. (Tips for astrophotographers!) Astronomy,
Jan. 1996, Pg. 78 (6).
- Keeping track of a bright comet.... (Update on Comet Hale-Bopp), Science News,
Dec. 23, 1995, Pg. 428. Also...And estimating its size, Pg. 428.
- Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. A book review in
Science, Dec. 15, 1995, Pg. 1857 (2).
- The Great Comet Crash: The Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on
Jupiter. A book review in Science, Dec. 15, 1995, Pg.1857 (2).
- Future visit to a comet. (Details Stardust spacecraft mission).
Science News, Dec. 9, 1995, Pg. 397.
- The big bopper. (Details Comet Hale-Bopp). Popular Mechanics,
Dec. 1995, Pg. 44 (2).
- The Great Comet Crash: Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and its Impact on
Jupiter. (A book review) in Astronomy, Nov. 1995, Pg. 100 (3).
- Comet Hale-Bopp is coming! Sky & Telescope, Nov. 1995, Pg. 20 (3).
- Where Comets Come From by Sam Flamsteed in Discover, November 1995,
p. 80-83, 86, 89-90.
- Crashes to ashes: a comet's demise. Sky & Telescope, Oct. 1995,
- Picturing Hale-Bopp in the infrared. Science News, Sept. 23, 1995,
Pg. 2 00.
- New comet might be quite a sight in 1997. (Discusses Comet
Hale-Bopp). Science News, August 12, 1995, Pg. 103.
- Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Meets Jupiter by David Levy, Eugene
Shoemaker and Carolyn Shoemaker. Scientific American, August 1995, Pg. 84
- Borrelly's strange apparition. (Comet Borrelly), Sky and Telescope,
August 1995, Pg.108 (2).
- South African comet crash diary. (Amateur astronomers view Comet
Shoemaker-Levy 9's Jupiter impact), Astronomy, July 1995, Pg. 46 (6).
- Gathering airs schemes for averting asteroid doom. (Meeting on
preventing asteroid or comet collisions with earth), Science, June 16, 1995,
Pg. 1562 (2).
- EUVE observations of Jupiter during the impact of comet
Shoemaker-Levy 9. Science, June 16, 1995, Pg. 1595 (3).
- ROSAT observations of x-ray emissions from Jupiter
during the impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. Science, June 16, 1995,
Pg. 1598 (4).
- Consumed by comets. Sky and Telescope, June 1995, Pg.93.
- Hubble eyes evidence of comet reservoir. Science News, May 13,
- Making sense of Shoemaker-Levy 9. Astronomy, May 1995, Pg. 48
- Collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter observed by the NASA
infrared telescope and other papers. Science, March 3, 1995 (several
key papers throughout issue)
- The great comet crackup, special issue: 1994 - the Year in
Science, Discover, Jan. 1995, Pg. 28 (3).
- Comet Swift-Tuttle and the "cape effect.", Sky and Telescope, Jan.
1995, Pg. 13 (2).
- After the crash: puzzling over a comet's impact on Jupiter,
Science News, Dec. 17, 1994, Pg.412 (3).
- Year of the comet, Popular Mechanics, Dec. 1994, Pg 40 (2).
- Jupiter's smash hit, Astronomy, Nov. 1994, Pg.34 (6).
- The great dark spots of Jupiter, Sky and Telescope, Nov. 1994, Pg.
- Comet splashdown, Science World, Oct. 21, 1994, Pg.13 (4).
- The Great Crash of 1994: a first report, Sky and Telescope, Oct.
1994, Pg.18 (6).
- Inferno on Jupiter, Time, July 25, 1994, Pg. 57.
- Comet chaser: Canadian David Levy co-discovered a major comet that is
expected to crash into planet Jupiter, Maclean's, July 18, 1994,
Pg.36 (4) and also Celestial mysteries: some fear a collision between a
comet and the Earth, Pg. 40 (3).
- Out of this world: astronomers Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker spot a
colossal comet set to smash into Jupiter, People Weekly, July 18,
1994 Pg.74 (2).
- Celestial smash-up: a cosmic collision may reveal Jupiter's
secrets, U.S. News and World Report, July 18, 1994, Pg. 48 (4).
- Target Jupiter; the celestial collision of the century, Omni, July
1994, Pg.35 (7).
- All eyes on the comet crash, Astronomy, June 1994, Pg.40 (6).
- Collision course! A comet is bearing down on Jupiter, Smithsonian,
June 1994, Pg. 62 (7).
- Comet Encke returns, Astronomy, Jan. 1994, Pg. 87 (3).
- Close encounter with a comet, (Comet Grigg-Skjellerup as viewed by
ESA's Giotto probe), Astronomy, Nov. 1993, Pg. 42 (6).
- Comet Mueller at the Little Dipper, Sky and Telescope, Oct. 1993,
- Comet swift-tuttle: worth the wait, Sky and Telescope, July 1993,
Pg. 107 (3).
- Tracking the killer comet. (Swift-Tuttle comet), World Press
Review, June 1993, Pg. 42 (1).
- Images hint at comet reservoir, breakup, Science News, April 10,
1993 Pg. 231.
- Cretaceous die-offs: a tale of two comets?, Science News, April 3,
1993, Pg. 212 (2).
- Ulysses encounters stardust. (Solar investigating spacecraft
detects stardust). Sky & Telescope, April 1993, Pg. 15.
- Look out! (covers asteroid and comet impacts to earth), Time, Feb.
1, 1993, Pg. 56 (3).
- The return of the Perseid comet, Astronomy, Jan. 1993, Pg. 66
- Comet Swift-Tuttle: does it threaten Earth?, Sky and Telescope,
Jan. 1993 Pg.16 (4).
- Compositional trends in rock-forming elements of comet Halley dust,
Science, Oct. 9, 1992, Pg. 266 (4).
- Comet Yanaka (1988r): a new class of carbon-poor comet, Science,
Sept. 25, 1992, Pg. 1926 (4).
- Space invader. (comet/asteroid collisions with earth in the
past), Time, August 31, 1992, Pg. 20.
- Extinction by a one-two comet punch?, Science, Jan. 10, 1992,
- Astronomers identify a new class of comet, Science News, Nov. 16,
1991, Pg. 309.
- Halley's outburst and its aftermath, Science News, Nov. 16, 1991,
- A flare for pondering Halley's outburst, Science News, Oct. 12,
1991, Pg. 239.
- At last, the smoking gun? If a comet did in the dinosaurs, where is the
giant crater left by its impact? The answer may lie on the coast of thew
Yucatan, Time, July 1, 1991, Pg. 60 (2).
- Comet Halley: Investigations, Results, Interpretations, Science,
May 17, 1991, Pg. 998 (2).
- A distant Halley stages a bright outburst, Science News, March 2,
1991, Pg. 133.
- Comet rediscovered 10 trips later. (A look at comet
Metcalf-Brewington), Science News, Feb 2, 1991, Pg. 79.
- Two new cometary molecules, (Details finding of hydrogen sulfide and
methanol in comets Austin and Levy), Science News, Nov 3, 1990, Pg.
- An extraterrestrial impact; accumulating evidence suggests an asteroid
or comet caused the Cretaceous extinction, Scientific American, Oct.
1990, Pg. 78 (7).
- Stardust memories: meteorites entomb the remains of ancient stars and
stories about the origin of the solar system. U.S. News & World Report,
August 6, 1990, Pg. 51.
- The snowy marches of the solar system. (Details comet research
underway), The Economist, July 28, 1990, Pg. 67 (2).
- Ground zero, dinosaur time: Caribbean Sea, Science News, May 19,
1990, Pg. 311.
- Frozen relics of the early solar system: astronomers search for
distant comets, Science News, April 21, 1990, Pg. 248 (3).
- The strange periodic comet Machholz., Science, March 2, 1990, Pg.
- Halley's birthplace: the comet may be a drifter from the fringes of
the galaxy, Scientific American, June 1989, Pg. 31.
- Carbon ratio shows Halley may be alien, Science News, April 8,
1989, Pg. 214.
- Active polar region on the nucleus of comet Halley, Science, Jan.
13, 1989, Pg. 198 (3).
- A seventh sun-grazer. (NASA's Solar Max satellite peeks at the
Sun and finds a comet), Science News, Dec. 24, 1988, Pg.407.
- Asteroid and comet dust in space...., Science, Sept. 23, 1988,
- ...And in the laboratory, (Story on asteroid and comet dust),
Science, Sept. 23, 1988, Pg. 1603 (2).
- How many ways can Halley spin?, Science, Sept. 2, 1988, Pg. 1160
- A close look at Halley's Comet, Scientific American, Sept. 1988,
- Pieces of a fluffy comet. (Describes dust scattered by Comet
Halley), Science News, Aug. 13, 1988, Pg. 106.
- Astronomers find reasons to believe comet-water theory, Research and
Development (magazine), June 1988, Pg. 34.
- Comet controversy caught on film, Science News, May 28, 1988, Pg.
- Comet source: close to Neptune, Science, March 18, 1988, Pg. 1372
- Halley's whiskers: first space polymer detected, Science News,
Aug. 15, 1987, Pg. 100.
- Halley's legacy, Scientific American, Feb. 1987, Pg. 62.
- Comets appear to be Rosetta stones, Science, Dec. 12, 1986, Pg.
- Once more, with feeling. (Watching Comet Halley), Discover, Dec.
1986 Pg. 86 (10).
- Halley-lujah, Popular Science, Nov. 1986, Pg. 50 (4).
- Possible visitor from Oort cloud, (Comet Wilson), Science News,
Sept. 20, 1986, Pg. 181.
- The comets are coming, Research and Development (magazine), Sept.
1986, Pg. 17.
- An encounter with Halley's Comet, done Soviet style. (Details then
Soviet Union's Vega probe encounter), Smithsonian, July 1986, Pg.
- Life from space: does life on Earth have its origins in comets?,
UNESCO Courier, July 1986, Pg.33 (2).
- Detection of water vapor in Halley's comet, Science, June 20,
1986, Pg. 1523 (6).
- The new look of Halley is black and lumpy, Science, June 13, 1986,
- Encounters with Comet Halley: the new view begins to emerge,
Science News, May 24, 1986, Pg. 327.
- Joint venture. (International effort to explore Comet Halley),
Scientific American, May 1986, Pg. 68 (2).
- The comet that left us comatose; farewell to Halley's, U.S. News
and World Report, April 28, 1986, Pg 10.
- Catching a volatile Halley before it's gone, Science, April 18,
1986, Pg.320 (4).
- Comet dust closer to home?, Science, April 18, 1986, Pg. 322.
- The International Cometary Explorer mission to comet
Giacobini-Zinner, (See additional articles throughout issue), Science,
April 18, 1986, Pg. 353 (4).
- Giotto finds a big black snowball at Halley, Science, March 28,
1986, Pg. 1502 (2).
- Peering into Halley's heart; Giotto gets a close look before hitting
a 'wall of dust', Time, March 24, 1986, Pg. 67.
- Glimpsing a comet's icy core, (On Comet Halley), U.S. News and
World Report, March 24, 1986, Pg.5.
- VEGA's 1 and 2 visit Halley, Science, March 21, 1986, Pg. 1366.
- Zeroing in on Halley's comet, Time, March 17, 1986, Pg. 69.
- Soviets score space first with Halley's photos, U.S. News and World
Report, March 17, 1986, Pg. 59.
- Halley's on view; peeking from Pioneer 12, Time, March 10, 1986,
- A mote of dust. (About Comet Halley), Saturday Evening Post,
March 1986. Pg. 58 (4).
- Rendezvous with Halley's comet; a major international venture to study
visitor from space, UNESCO Courier, March 1986, Pg. 4 (3).
- The structure of comet tails, Scientific American, Jan. 1986,
Last update Wednesday, 07-Jun-2000 13:50:34 PDT.
- Gehrels, T. (Editor),
Hazards Due to Comets and Asteroids, The Univ. of
Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 1995
- Steel, Duncan Ian,
Rogue Asteroids And Doomsday Comets, John Wiley and Sons,
Inc., New York, New York, 1995.
- Edberg, Stephen J. and Levy, David H.,
Observing Comets, Asteroids, and the Zodiacal Light -
Practical Astronomy Handbook 5, Cambridge University
Press, New York, New York, 1994.
- Levy, David,
The Quest for Comets, - An Expensive Trail of
Beauty and Danger, Plenum Press, 1993.
- Lewis, J., and M.L. Guerrieri M.S. Matthews,
Resources of Near-Earth Space, The Univ. of Arizona
Press, Tucson, Arizona, 1993.
- McSween, Harry Y. Jr.,
Stardust To Planets - A Geological Tour of the Universe,
St. Martin's Griffin, New York, New York 1993.
- Erickson, Jon,
Target Earth! Asteroid Collisions Past and Future,
TAB Books, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., 1991.
- Frank, Louis A.,
The Big Splash: A Scientific Discovery That Revolutionizes
the Way We View the Origin of Life, the Water We Drink,
the Death of the Dinosaurs, the Creation of the Oceans,
the Nature of the Cosmos, and the Very Future of the
Earth Itself, A Birch Lane Press Book, Published by
Carol Publishing Group, New York, New York, 1990.
- Close, Frank,
Apocalypse When?: Cosmic Catastrophe and The Fate of
The Universe, William Morrow and Co., Inc., New York,
New York, 1988.
- Muller, Richard,
Nemesis - The Death Star: The Story of a Scientific
Revolution, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, New York, New York,
- Davies, John K.,
Cosmic Impact, St. Martin's Press, New York, New York,
- Raup, David M.,
The Nemesis Affair: A Story of the Death of
Dinosaurs and the Ways of Science, W.W. Norton and Co.,
New York, New York 1986.
- Gropman, Donald,
Comet Fever - A Popular History of Halley's Comet,
A Fireside Book published by Simon and Schuster, Inc., New
- Mayer, Ben,
Halley's Comet Finder - Find and Follow The Once-In-A-
Lifetime Spectacle!, A Perigee Book, Published by
Putnam Publishing Group, New York, New York, 1985.
- Ritchie, David,
Comets - The Swords of Heaven, A Plume Book,
published by New American Library, New York, 1985.
- Whipple, Fred,
The Mystery of Comets, Smithsonian Institution Press,
Washington, D.C., 1985.
- Wilkening, L. (Editor),
Comets, The Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 1982.