Rosetta detects krypton and xenon at Comet 67P/C-G

Please consider donating to Behind the Black, by giving either a one-time contribution or a regular subscription, as outlined in the tip jar to the right. Your support will allow me to continue covering science and culture as I have for the past twenty years, independent and free from any outside influence.

During Rosetta’s recent close approaches to Comet 67P/C-G scientists were able to confirm the presence of two noble gases, krypton and xenon.

Rosetta had already detected argon, which makes three of the six noble gases.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *