Comet 67P/C-G does not have a magnetic field


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 or below. 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.

Data collected by both Rosetta and Philae has confirmed that Comet 67P/C-G does not have a significant magnetic field.

The data review also found that Philae touched the surface four times, not three, during its unintended bouncing descent.

Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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