Data show that water ice was on the surface of Comet Tempel 1.
When Deep Impact smashed into comet Tempel 1 on July 4, 2005, it released the ingredients of our solar system's primordial "soup."
Painting by the numbers is a good description of how scientists create pictures of everything from atoms in our bodies to asteroids and comets in our solar system.
04.05.07 - Extended mission could observe the atmospheres of alien worlds, and visit another comet.
11.28.05 - In the past month, the science team has continued with its data analysis.