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Long Now Rosetta Project (Video)
Date: January 18, 2014
Running Time: 00:15:00
Laura Welcher, Director of the Rosetta Project, introduces us to the Rosetta Disk, a three-inch puck of microscopically etched nickel and titanium documenting 1,500 human languages. Inspired by the ancient Egyptian Rosetta stone, the Rosetta disk is intended to serve as a long-term cultural backup, a durable archive of ever-evolving (and ... More »
Rosetta is a spacecraft en route to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, where it will make the most detailed study of a comet ever attempted.

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Investigating Comets (Webcast)
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Join Exploratorium scienctist Paul Doherty, as he illuminates the most primitive objects in t ...
 
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Comet Approach Maneuvers (Webcast)
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Overview of the Rosetta Mission (Video)
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Join Exploratorium scientists Paul Doherty and Isabel Hawkins for a live webcast as the ...
 
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Long Now Rosetta Project (Video)
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Laura Welcher, Director of the Rosetta Project, introduces us to the Rosetta Disk, a three-inc ...

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La sonda espacial Rosetta de la Agencia Espacial Europea despertó de un profundo sueño ...
 
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Overview of the Rosetta Mission (Video)
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Join Exploratorium scientists Paul Doherty and Isabel Hawkins for a live webcast as the ...
 
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Long Now Rosetta Project (Video)
1/18/2014   
Laura Welcher, Director of the Rosetta Project, introduces us to the Rosetta Disk, a three-inc ...