Early results from Europe’s ongoing Rosetta comet mission show the icy body, believed to be a remnant from the formation of the solar system, is far more complex and diverse than scientists expected.
NASA astronaut Terry Virts managed to photograph Comet Lovejoy from orbit.
Comet Lovejoy can be easily spotted using binoculars or small telescope, but this is what it looks like up close!
As 2014 draws to a close and we look forward to another 12 months of incredible astronomical discoveries, physics revelations, space flight advances and solar system exploration, we turned to our readers to find out what YOUR top space story was for the year.
Well ... what did you expect? It wasn't going to be GREEN now, was it.
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
European Space Agency scientists have released what it sounded like when Philae made its first touchdown on the dusty surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
The Philae comet-lander has found traces of organic molecules on the surface of the comet 67P.
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