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Rosetta: Rendezvous with a Comet

Rosetta: Rendezvous with a Comet

After a decade-long journey, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta is the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet. The images and samples from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko could provide insight into the origin and evolution of the solar system.

Q&A: When will the sun explode?

Q&A: When will the sun explode?

All stars die, but not all stars “explode.” A supernova is a violent explosion that marks the end of a star’s life cycle. But our sun, the most famous star in our sky, is destined for a gentler death. Astronomers