Meet The Crew: Comet Chaser Matt Taylor

When it comes to bringing space exploration down to earth Matt Taylor is a class act.

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 Infographic