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Feb 18, 2015 03:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have discovered a star that carried out a stellar hit-and-run 70,000 years ago... and our solar system was the victim.
Feb 12, 2015 01:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Feb 10, 2015 04:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comets are weird. And they're about to get weirder.
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.
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