An artist's impression of the Philae lander

Scientists have discovered the second site at which ESA’s ill-fated Philae lander touched down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and in so doing revealed that the ancient ice hidden under the surface of the comet is softer than the froth on a cappuccino. The second impact site saw the lander gouge out the shape of a human face on the barren landscape, which has led to the area being nicknamed "skull-top" ridge.

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