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Selection by the European Space Agency of the Comet Interceptor mission with two electron analyzers from IRAP !

The Comet Interceptor mission has been selected by the European Space Agency as its first Fast class mission for its Cosmic Vision programme. Comet Interceptor will be the first space […]

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Rosetta unveils the secrets of the origin of xenon

The existence of a link between the terrestrial xenon isotopic composition and that of comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko has just been demonstrated by an international consortium of researchers1 including those of […]

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The “Tchouri” comet took several million years to form

The heating produced by the disintegration of isotopes of aluminum and iron potentially present in the 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet would have been too intense at the beginning of the […]