The European Space Agency has released the closest pictures yet of the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko -- that
If we are truly to achieve the science of tomorrow that will help us overcome the problems of today, we need to be bold. We need to be brave. We need to dare to dream. Beagle 2 reminds us to keep the dream alive. As for tomorrow, who knows? Let's keep dreaming.
Water - and life - on Earth probably did not start with comets, a study has said. The first data from the European Space
This blurry red image is in fact the first 'true-colour' image of Comet 67P courtesy of everyone's favourite comet-chasing
The Internet was ubiquitously lamenting that while humankind was reaching further out into space than we've ever dared, we were still more self-obsessed, facile and inward-looking than ever. Kam's arse was the epitome of our own navel - capturing our collective gaze.
"Philae has fallen into 'idle mode' - a possibly long silence. In this mode, all instruments and most systems on board are
The European space probe which landed - awkwardly but spectacularly - on a comet earlier this week is almost dead due to
Philae landed in a soft area on the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet and dipped around 1.6in (4cm) before bouncing back up
Jean Jacques Dordain, ESA director general, said: "Philae has landed… This is a big step for human civilisation. This is
The attempt to land the Philae space probe on a comet is "the most difficult landing in space history" experts have said