By Eliot Van Buskirk on Spotify Insights Humankind made history last week when the Rosetta spacecraft’s robotic lander Philae touched down on Comet 67P/Churymov-Gerasimenko. Actually, it landed three times, at 15:34, 17:25, and 17:32 GMT. Yes, the Philae bounced a couple of times, and ended up without enough access to sunlight, so it’s hibernating until it and the comet get closer to the sun. Having made the dropoff, the still-transmitting Rosettashifts into “comet escort phase,” in the words of Flight Director Andrea Accomazzo, accompanying the comet towards our star (with a closest pass of about 186 million miles). Back on...

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