Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko | ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

Comet Strikes May Have Helped Spur Life on Earth

New research provides for the first time a genetic link between comets and the atmosphere of Earth.

June 9, 2017
11:26 AM EDT
Rosetta captured this photo of Comet 67P during the probe's final descent, which culminated in a crash-landing onto the comet on Sept. 30, 2016. | ESA/Rosetta/MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA