A probe sent to the surface of a comet went quiet Saturday, but not before its mothership spent months taking dazzling photographs.
Wearing a shirt covered with half-naked women for a major media event was a dumb thing to do, Dr. Matt Taylor tearfully admits.
And now a journalist who tweeted about it is being told to “jump off a cliff.” Because of course.
“Sorry, sorry, now I’ll try and be a professional scientist…”
Humans managed to land a probe on a comet for the first time. And the internet is being quite funny about it.
Are we out of the woods yet? Here’s why the once-in-a-lifetime event is a big deal.
Eyewitnesses from Cornwall to the Scottish Borders describe seeing a green flash in the sky.
Call me Ishmael. The icy minerals found on comets could potentially help scientists unlock the secrets of the universe if they could only land the big one.
Nature is unimpressed by our pitiful light show attempts. During Australia Day in 2007, photographer Antti Kemppainen captured this pyrotechnic war between man and the environment.
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Check the east/southeast sky tonight around 9 to catch a glimpse of this wee, green comet.
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