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Artist’s impression of Rosetta’s descent. ESA

Swansong for Rosetta as it lands on the duck-shaped comet

It has been an epic journey, much more than 12 years in the making, but Rosetta is just about to go out in a blaze of glory. The final commands were uploaded to the spacecraft mid-morning on September…
Lander Philae on Comet P Churyumov Gerasimenko. wikipedia

Farewell to Philae?

Ground control says it is time to give up hope of regaining communication with comet lander Philae. But never say never.
No green little men as far as the eye can see. ESA/Rosetta/NavCam

There’s no evidence to suggest there is life on Comet 67P

As far as underwhelming headlines go: “No Alien Life Found on Comet” must rank very close to the top. An article with this title appeared in the Guardian on July 6 in response to a story claiming that…

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