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Quote:The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds. ... Results from the lander's seven instruments are published in a special collection of papers in the journal Science. ...
One team running a device called COSAC found no fewer than 16 organic compounds, four of which had not been known to exist on comets before.
I'm glad that probe is still active.