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Philae lander reveals clues as to the origins of life on Earth

Philae lander reveals clues as to the origins of life on Earth

The Philae lander sent back a report that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko contains organic material, which could give us clues about life on Earth.

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Philae lander goes dark, signals from Comet 67P cease

Philae lander goes dark, signals from Comet 67P cease

After a 10 year journey, the Philae lander goes dark, likely due to a lack of sunlight to replenish the solar powered batteries. There's still hope though.

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Comet 67P transmits mysterious “song”

Comet 67P transmits mysterious “song”

On Rosetta's approach, the spacecraft picked up a mysterious "song" coming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which may have been caused by magnetic oscillation.

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Watch a spacecraft land on a comet, live on Wednesday

Watch a spacecraft land on a comet, live on Wednesday

The European Space Agency will stream the attempt by the Rosetta spacecraft to land on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in real time, Wednesday morning, PST.

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