Rosetta

05.28.16
Rosetta finds key building blocks of life in comet dust
05.28.16 in

Rosetta finds key building blocks of life in comet dust

Crucial organic compounds likely traveled through space from newly formed stars.

View
01.12.16
Philae comet lander has likely gone silent for good
01.12.16 in

Philae comet lander has likely gone silent for good

A last-gasp attempt at contacting the lander hasn't received a response.

View
10.28.15
Astronomers find pure oxygen leaking from Rosetta's comet
10.28.15

Astronomers find pure oxygen leaking from Rosetta's comet

This discovery could revolutionize our understanding of how the solar system came to be.

View
10.02.15
The dark side of Rosetta's comet is icier than expected
10.02.15

The dark side of Rosetta's comet is icier than expected

What lies just beneath the surface of the comet? Um, just ice, actually.

View
07.20.15
Philae comet lander goes silent once again
07.20.15

Philae comet lander goes silent once again

It looks like the Philae comet lander's moment in the sun was short-lived. Just weeks after gettin...

View
06.23.15
Rosetta comet probe will continue its mission until September 2016
06.23.15

Rosetta comet probe will continue its mission until September 2016

The Rosetta comet probe just got a new lease on life... if not a terribly long one. The European S...

View
06.14.15
Europe's Philae comet lander finally wakes up
06.14.15

Europe's Philae comet lander finally wakes up

After seven months of not-so-voluntary deep sleep, the comet lander Philae has finally woken up in...

View