Not long ago, the Internet was speculating that Comet 67P was on the reddish side, but a new image from the European Space Agency shows the comet goes for gray.
The Rosetta mission has sent back a bevy of up-close and personal photos of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko with a level of detail that boggles the mind.
In an out of this world first, the space probe enters the gravitational pull of a comet ahead of a landing attempt scheduled for November.
The first big comet-spotting opportunity of the year is already under way. Here's how to head outside this month to spy a steaming space rock called Lovejoy.
In 2014, humanity tagged a comet and became better acquainted with Mars and our place in the universe. Take a tour through the year in space.
Rosetta researchers think comets are less likely to be the source of Earth's water than previously thought, which also makes them a great source of fuel for fictional starship warp cores.
A color image of Rosetta's comet buddy has emerged online and may shine some brightness on a comet that has become famous in black and white.
It's one of the most historic thuds heard in recent years. At only two seconds long, it offers a lot more data for scientists to unpack than you might think.
The hunt for Rosetta's lost lander Philae is gaining steam as scientists pore over images from above the comet that may help reveal its final location.
The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.