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Jul 30, 2015 04:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko approaches perihelion, the sun is heating up its nucleus and the solar wind is causing its tail to evolve. And the Rosetta mission has a ringside seat.
Jul 6, 2015 10:02 AM ET // AFP
Astronomers proposed a novel explanation for the strange appearance of the comet carrying Europe's robot probe: microscopic aliens.
Jul 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have found gigantic sinkholes more than 200 yards (183 meters) in diameter -- twice the length of a football field -- and just about as deep breaking the surface of the comet being studied by the orbiting Rosetta spacecraft.
Jun 22, 2015 06:43 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Ground control teams overseeing Europe’s Philae comet lander begin the week with some good news: The intrepid robot is back talking to the orbiting Rosetta spacecraft.
Jun 17, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After a 7-month hiatus, the revived European comet lander is nearly ready to resume work, expanding on our scientific understanding of the solar system.
Jun 16, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Wake up, Philae! Here are five more spacecraft rescued after their missions could have terminated.
Jun 14, 2015 10:50 AM ET // AFP
The European space probe Philae woke up overnight after nearly seven months in hibernation.
Jun 12, 2015 01:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could this bright glinting object on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's surface be Europe's lost comet lander?
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