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Philae lands on a comet (pictures)

Space history is rarely made without some hiccups. Rosetta's lander, Philae, successfully reached its new comet home, but it's now in a precarious operating position.

7 Images By November 14, 2014

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Hear the sound of the first comet landing

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.

By November 20, 2014

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Rosetta's long journey from here to a comet (pictures)

Rosetta spent more than a decade traveling from Earth to hop a ride on a comet for the first time in history. Here's a look back at one long cosmic road trip.

14 Images By November 11, 2014

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Rosetta spacecraft enters comet's orbit (pictures)

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.

6 Images By August 6, 2014

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Fascinating Rosetta image captures Philae's comet bounce

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.

By November 17, 2014

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

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.

By November 14, 2014

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Comets, comics and Cumberbatch in CNET UK podcast 410

Mankind has landed on a comet, and as if that's not enough GiffGaff has gone 4G while Benedict Cumberbatch takes the Turing test.

By November 14, 2014

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Comets, comics and Cumberbatch in CNET UK podcast 410

Mankind has landed on a comet, and as if that's not enough GiffGaff has gone 4G while Benedict Cumberbatch takes the Turing test.

By November 14, 2014

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Humanity lands on a comet

The first ever attempt to land on a comet is a success, Mark Cuban helps launch Ocho, Apple faces lawsuit over iMessage and Taylor Swift and Spotify face off.

By November 12, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 085: Philae comet landing, a charitable Stormtrooper, a TableTop guest and more

On today's show, we celebrate the Philae probe's landing on comet 67P, tell you about the Stormtrooper hiking across Australia for charity and interview TableTop's producer Boyan Radakovich about the show's third season.

By November 12, 2014