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Rosetta and Bali: Coincidence or conspiracy?

Dateline: November 2nd, 2016. Staying on Bali, and idly glancing at the right-hand NASA topographic map of Bali from space, the similarity to the left-hand image of comet P67 taken from the Rosetta spacecraft suddenly struck me. Yes, I know that I have reflected NASA’s original published image of the comet about the vertical plane, but could it have not been ...

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Renaming the comet lander

My suggestion for renaming the Philae comet lander after the ancient Greek marathon runner Pheidippides (Nature 515 (2014) 492) (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v515/n7528/full/515492f.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20141127) The Rosetta spacecraft's Philae probe, which landed successfully on an orbiting comet on 12 November (see Nature http://doi.org/w8k; 2014), could ...

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