Rosetta data details the frozen world of a comet for the first time

January 24, 2015 8:27 AM

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An unusual two-lobed shape, high porosity on its surface, organic materials in its nucleus and hectic activity around its "neck" are some of the mysteries of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko that the Rosetta mission has unveiled.

In seven papers published on 23 January, 2015 in Science, scientists have explained the significance of their findings.

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