Astronomers have discovered a star that carried out a stellar hit-and-run 70,000 years ago... and our solar system was the victim.
From a distance of 100 kilometers, the European Rosetta mission captured a stunning overall view of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and its strengthening jets of vapor.
Comets are weird. And they're about to get weirder.
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!
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.
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