Here is the awaited Space News on Comet ISON with comments by Wal Thornhill. In November 2013, skywatchers around the world eagerly awaited the approach of Comet ISON. Dubbed the “Comet of the Century” by several in the media, some astronomers had predicted a stupendous cometary display as Comet ISON approached its perihelion. The comet was also the subject of countless bizarre speculations. However, despite the heightened expectations, ISON ultimately proved to be somewhat of a fizzle.