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The boulder-strewn, smooth Hapi region in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s neck, with the Hathor cliff face to the right.  Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

High-resolution images from ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft reveal an incredible array of surface features on the comet. Hapi and Hathor

Mosaic of 4 images acquired 24 September by Rosetta’s navigation camera 28.5 km from the nucleus (resolution approx. 2.5 m/pixel). Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NavCam.

These close-up photos of a comet from the Rosetta-Philae mission will touch your soul.

Los mamuts se extinguieron por un problema metabólico

Los mamuts se extinguieron por un problema metabólico

Cloning argument - Mammoths had a distinctive version of a gene known to play a role in sensing outside temperature, moderating the biology of fat, and regulating hair growth. That bit of DNA likely helped mammoths thrive in cold weather, scientists say.


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“Detail of on Comet Is dark area shadow or sky?

Purpose of Hadrian's Wall | Hadrian's Wall, pictured, is also on the family's itinerary in the ...

What an ed-venture! Sisters, 11 and 9, to miss a year of school after teacher parents take them on year-long caravan trip around Britain - and they don't have to pay a fine

The toilet seat was discovered at Vindolanda fort (pictured) on Hadrian's Wall in Northumb.


Les meilleures images de Rosetta avant l’atterrissage de Philae


Cette image diffusée le 22 janvier montre une faille qui parcourt le cou de la comète et passe de la région Hapi à celle d'Anuket.

GRAND FORMAT. Rosetta s'écrase sur Tchouri : retour sur ses plus belles photos

This OSIRIS narrow-angle camera image shows part of a large fracture running across Comet neck, in particular where it has left Hapi and is extending into Anuket. In this orientation, the Seth region is at the uppermost left and Hapi in the lower left.

The first true color image of comet 67P taken by the Rosetta spacecraft

The first true color image of comet 67P taken by the Rosetta spacecraft

Until now, all photos of the comet have been in greyscale. According to a research paper that will be presented at the American Geophysical Union's 2014 Fall Meeting, you are looking at its first true color photo, taken with Rosetta's OSIRIS camera.

Stunning Rosetta Images Reveal Sand Dunes on Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Higher resolution Rosetta images reveal DUNES on the surface of Comet

Rosetta | rendezvous with a comet

OSIRIS narrow-angle camera image taken on 2 January when Rosetta was km from Comet The scale is m/pixel.The image shows an edge-on view across the Imhotep region on the comet's large lobe.More details via the OSIRIS Image of the Day website.