iol scitech nov 18 Comet Landing~2
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The sound of Philae landing on comet

Philae, that is now nestled on a comet in the far Solar System, made an echoing thud during its historic soft touchdown. [VIDEO]

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iol scitech may 24 moon
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Fly us to the moon, space mission asks public

A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time.

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iol scitehc nov 20 russia explosion
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What was mystery light in sky?

A blazing, eerie ball of light in the darkening sky over Russia has triggered an explosion of speculation. [VIDEO]

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The sound of Philae landing on comet
November 21 2014 at 08:25

Philae, that is now nestled on a comet in the far Solar System, made an echoing thud during its historic soft touchdown. [VIDEO]

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Fly us to the moon, space mission asks public
November 20 2014 at 13:47

A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time.

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What was mystery light in sky?
November 20 2014 at 08:11

A blazing, eerie ball of light in the darkening sky over Russia has triggered an explosion of speculation. [VIDEO]

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Comet probe ‘sniffed’ organic molecules
November 19 2014 at 08:10

Mankind's first-ever probe of a comet found traces of organic molecules and a surface much harder than imagined, say scientists.

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China plans Mars mission for 2020
November 18 2014 at 13:39

The planned Mars rover will be bigger than the Yutu in order to deal with the harsher terrain, say officials.

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Adventures of Philae may not be over
November 18 2014 at 08:16

As 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko warms, it releases jets of gas, which could potentially hoist Philae out of its ditch.

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Comet scientists finally take a break
November 17 2014 at 08:26

Some scientists were still busy evaluating the data that Philae sent down to ESA before its depleted batteries forced it to go silent.

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Europe gains star power, thanks to Rosetta
November 14 2014 at 13:33

A 'big step for human civilization,' was how the director general of the ESA described Europe's historic achievement.

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Philae marooned in comet's shadows
November 14 2014 at 08:19

Scientists hope that samples drilled from the comet by Philae will unlock details about how the planets - and possibly even life - evolved.

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For sale: A little piece of Mars
November 13 2014 at 13:45

The Black Beauty meteorite from Mars was discovered in the Sahara in Morocco, North Africa, in 2011.

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