The first major haul of research from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, published in seven papers1–7 in Science on 22 January, reveals a rich and diverse landscape on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, the most studied comet in history. The best images — some of which had been presented first in December at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union — are pictured below.
Clues to the origins
The neck riddle
Coming from afar
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- Additional reporting by Davide Castelvecchi.