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Jan 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Jan 21, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA astronaut Terry Virts managed to photograph Comet Lovejoy from orbit.
Jan 8, 2015 06:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Lovejoy can be easily spotted using binoculars or small telescope, but this is what it looks like up close!
Dec 12, 2014 05:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Well ... what did you expect? It wasn't going to be GREEN now, was it.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
Dec 2, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jason Major
In a lucky twist to the comet lander's bumpy touchdown, it seems Philae may have also done some space acrobatics before settling the right way up.
Nov 24, 2014 06:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Nov 14, 2014 04:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Two days after its historic touchdown on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the Rosetta mission's Philae lander is rushing to complete its core science goals before its batteries run flat. Continue reading →
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