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Historic Landing on Ill-Smelling Comet May Help Discover How Planets Formed

Science & Tech  (tags: meteor, Israeli researchers, Rosetta projec )

- 1593 days ago -
For 25 years, scientists have dreamed of probing Churyumov-Gerasimenko's fiery celestial body - and Tel Aviv researchers are playing an important role. the entire Rosetta project has strong Israeli roots.


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Alan Lambert (91)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 12:51 am

Roger G (148)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 2:17 pm
noted, thanks

Darren W (218)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 3:23 pm
So, with science and technology they can land a satellite on a comet moving at several thousand miles per hour.

So, no excuses for solving more earth-based problems then. . .

Hilary S (65)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 3:59 pm
on a par with the moon landing! and here's israel, contributing significantly to our body of knowledge again! break your hearts, BDS!

Animae C (507)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 4:09 pm
Thanx David

Mitchell D (82)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 6:03 pm
I went to sleep, last night, hoping to hear, today, that Philae had bounced nicely, and was operative. this appears to be so!

Mitchell D (82)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 6:06 pm
At you can find all sorts of good stuff.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 8:34 pm
Noted! Thank you David

Sheila D (194)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 8:35 pm
Agree with Alan, fascinating info...wonder how they can determine what a comet smells like. Thanks David.

Laurie H (818)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 9:12 pm
Thank you so much David!!! So very interesting & So appreciated!! Shared as well~~~

Kay M (46)
Thursday November 13, 2014, 9:15 pm
Good Evening and thank you for this article - which I read and noted - what an achievement - took 10years and many miles - to land on a speeding comet and try to stay there ---WOW what a feat----BRAVO to the scientist that did this Sincerely Kay M.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Friday November 14, 2014, 12:51 am

Rhonda B (99)
Friday November 14, 2014, 7:39 am
Noted, Thank you David.

Aileen P (39)
Friday November 14, 2014, 12:40 pm
Noted, thank you.

Warren Webber (26)
Friday November 14, 2014, 2:36 pm
Live long and prosper

Lady Suki (446)
Saturday November 15, 2014, 9:29 am
Thanks for the forward GG. :) A major triumph.

James merritt jr (144)
Saturday November 29, 2014, 5:51 pm
Fascinating info!!
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