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Rosetta mission: Crunch time for Philae

The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe. In this edition of Space, we

The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe. In this edition of Space, we

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Student in Chile discovers new planet

A Chilean doctorate student has discovered by coincidence a new planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun, some 320 million light years from

A Chilean doctorate student has discovered by coincidence a new planet orbiting a star double the size of the Sun, some 320 million light years from

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Philae goes sunny side up to reveal secrets of creation

Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko, accompanied by the European probe Rosetta has reached its “perihelion”, the point in its orbit that is closest to

Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko, accompanied by the European probe Rosetta has reached its “perihelion”, the point in its orbit that is closest to

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NASA Rosetta scientist Claudia Alexander dies aged 56

Claudia Alexander, one of the leading scientists in the Rosetta mission, has died at the age of 56. Claudia headed the NASA contribution to the

Claudia Alexander, one of the leading scientists in the Rosetta mission, has died at the age of 56. Claudia headed the NASA contribution to the

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A satellite revolution in oceanography

Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea

Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea

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Comet-chasing Rosetta mission keeps surprising scientists

The comet-chasing mission of ESA spacecraft Rosetta and its robotic lander Philae has grabbed attention from around the world with its suspenseful adventures. The science behind the mission is just as

The comet-chasing mission of ESA spacecraft Rosetta and its robotic lander Philae has grabbed attention from around the world with its suspenseful adventures. The science behind the mission is just as

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What is a black hole?

What is a black hole? A black hole is a region of space containing matter so dense light is unable to travel through it fast enough. The

What is a black hole? A black hole is a region of space containing matter so dense light is unable to travel through it fast enough. The