Comet ISON is heating up in the scientific world now that it's closer to the Sun.
This scientific paper compares Comet ISON with two other comets.
ISON isn't looking too bright. Do we at least get a meteor shower? This paper, explored by Astrobites, says probably not.
Oh well. We still get cool pictures! Check out this one at Astronomy Picture of the Day of tiny but lovely ISON alongside Mars and Regulus.