Space.com Crumbling Comet? The Great Debate About Whether Rosetta Rock 67P is Breaking Apart 2017-03-25T10:30:00.000000Z It is almost six months since the Rosetta spacecraft completed its operations at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimanko. The landing may have marked the end of data collection from the comet – but not the end of news about 67P. 3 Cool Ways to Protect Your Eyes During the Total Solar Eclipse 2017-03-25T10:30:00.000000Z Never look directly at the sun, even during a total solar eclipse, like the one that will occur on Aug. 21. Instead, use these tips for how to safely observe the cosmic event. Planet Again? Pluto, Most Moons Count Under Proposed Definition 2017-03-25T10:30:00.000000Z A group of planetary scientists is making the case for a new definition of a planet; this one would include Pluto and most moons. Here's why these researchers think the new definition is better. Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Breaks Orbital Record 2017-03-25T10:30:00.000000Z The current mission of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane is now the longest in the clandestine program's history. Planet or Dwarf Planet: All Worlds are Worth Investigating 2017-03-25T10:30:00.000000Z Pluto's status as a "dwarf planet" is once again stirring debate. This comes as some planetary scientists are trying to have Pluto reclassified as a planet – a wish that's not likely to come true. Alien from 'Life' Invades Space.com! (And I Live to Talk About It) 2017-03-24T16:20:00.000000Z The new science-fiction thriller "Life" focuses on the discovery of alien life from Mars that might not be so nice, so what's in this box the folks behind the movie sent Space.com? Rome From Space - Italy’s Capital Gets Orbital Look | Video 2017-03-24T15:04:00.000000Z ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-2a satellite captured imagery of the area in January 2016. ’Earth from Space’ host Kelsea Brennan-Wessels explains. Europe's Jupiter Explorer Mission Moves to Prototype Production 2017-03-24T15:04:00.000000Z The European Space Agency completed the preliminary design review for the Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer, giving a go-ahead to prime contractor Airbus and its partners to start building a prototype spacecraft to test systems for the mission known as Juice. Human-Caused Climate Change Made 2016 Way Too Hot 2017-03-24T14:58:00.000000Z The year 2016 was one for the record books, at least when it comes to the weather. Last year had the highest global temperature in modern history and extremely high levels of carbon dioxide and sea level rise. US Military's 'Gremlin' Program Lets Pilots Launch and Snag Drones in Midair 2017-03-24T14:53:00.000000Z The fairy-tale-inspired "Gremlin" program aims to launch and retrieve drones in midair.