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Comet and Hitchhiking Robot Lab Near Sun

Space scientists are holding their breath as a robot lab rides a comet toward the sun. The lab, called Philae, landed on Comet 67P last November, and its mother ship, Rosetta has been orbiting nearby.  Scientists hope the mission will help them discover more about the origins of the universe. Thursday comet 67 will make its closest approach to the sun, coming within 186 million kilometers of the blazing star.  Solar heat has been heating up the comet's surface for weeks,...

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