Haven’t stayed on top of the Rosetta mission? Learn about the spacecraft, lander, and what we’ve learned from the comet so far in under 3 minutes of charming stop motion.
The Royal Observatory Greenwich has been posting some adorable space-themed animations, but this one detailing the European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission and the landing of Philae on comet 67P is particularly charming. Can we have clay versions of all our space robots?
What’s better than a stop motion explainer on asteroids, comets, meteors, and meteorites? Nothing. Nothing is better.
We run into a lot of astronomy photos around Giz, but the sheer beauty of space and its expanses never gets old. The Royal Observatory and Sky at Night Magazine have announced the winners of their best astronomy photograph contest, and we've collected a few of the best here for you.