cometary science

1.25.16

Goodbye, Philae

Rosetta’s comet lander Philae is dead. Most probably.

10.28.15

‘We Were So Surprised’: Researchers Detect Oxygen on Rosetta’s Comet

And they think it comes from before the Solar System was formed.

8.13.15

Happy Perihelion! Rosetta’s Comet Gets Closest to the Sun

Things are heating up for everyone's favourite comet.

6.23.15

Rosetta Gets the Go-Ahead to Chase Its Comet for 9 Months Longer

The European Space Agency will now fund the Rosetta mission through to September 2016.

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