Rosetta Spots Massive Sink Holes On Comet Large enough to Swallow Great Pyramid of Giza!

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ESA’s Rosetta space mission has discovered massive sinkholes on the surface of the comet 67P it was studying since August, along with its larger module Philae – and turns out they are large enough to engulf Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza! The cavities on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, are huge, spanning some 200 metres in diameter and […]

The Never say Die Philae Lives on to Finish Its Task, Seven Months After Being Counted Out!

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After seven months of silence, the European Space Agency’s Philae lander has finally contacted earth again. According to the organization, the lander contacted European Space Operations Center in Darmstadt, Germany last Saturday, finally giving scientists some satisfaction after a miscalculation caused them months of waiting. When the probe first landed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it only […]

Rosetta Needs the Help of the Sun to Completely Analyze the Origin of Comet 67P

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Scientists who studied the information gleaned from Rosetta spacecraft orbiting the comet, discovered that whatever it is that envelopes the body of the ancient space traveler is nothing but simple molecules. It is also enclosed by volatile gas vapors. Rosetta was sent on a historic voyage in 2004 to discover what comets are really made […]