Philae results shed light on the nature of comets

Washington DC (SPX) Aug 01, 2015
During the first ever landing of a probe on a comet, the world held its breath as Philae survived a bouncy landing on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 12, 2014. This special issue of Science highlights seven new studies that delve further into the data that has been transmitted back by Philae.

In a detailed account, Jens Biele et al. describe the critical moments where Philae de —> Read More