Comet storm

Space Science Image of the Week: Every day is a dust-stormy day at a comet.

Rosetta finds comet plume powered from below

Last year, a fountain of dust was spotted streaming from Rosetta's comet, prompting the question: how was it powered? Scientists now suggest the outburst was driven from inside the comet, perhaps released from ancient gas vents or pockets of hidden ice.

Biomarker found in space complicates search for life on exoplanets

A molecule once thought to be a useful marker for life as we know it has been discovered around a young star and at a comet for the first time, suggesting these ingredients are inherited during the planet-forming phase.

Rosetta's ever-changing view of a comet

ESA's Rosetta Mission ended almost a year ago this week. These 210 images reflect Rosetta’s ever-changing view of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko between July 2014 and September 2016.

Once Upon A Time

The short animated film "Once Upon A Time - The Amazing Adventures of Rosetta and Philae" has been nominated as Official Selection of the Science Film Festival

Rosetta Infographic