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Stories by Elizabeth Gibney

Did Dark Matter Kill the Dinosaurs?

The solar system's periodic passage through a "dark disk" on the galactic plane could trigger comet bombardments that would cause mass extinctions

March 7, 2014 — Elizabeth Gibney and Nature magazine

Comet Craft Approaches Its Target

After traveling through space for three years, the Rosetta spacecraft is about ready to wake and prepare to land on a comet

January 16, 2014 — Elizabeth Gibney and Nature magazine
Star-Mapping Mission Lifts Off

Star-Mapping Mission Lifts Off

The Gaia mission's two telescopes are designed to chart one billion stars and help to answer questions about the origins of the Milky Way

December 19, 2013 — Elizabeth Gibney and Nature magazine
Stories by Elizabeth Gibney

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism