Oct 01

We return to our Just Ask feature, where experts tackle your questions on science and technology. Why do honeybees die when they sting? When a honeybee stings, it dies a gruesome death. The bee’s stinger is structured in such…

Earlier this month, after a 10-year, 4-billion-mile journey, the Rosetta spacecraft entered orbit around the rubber-duck-shaped Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Now it must land. This is no helicopter landing. Imagine grabbing a mosquito by the wings. Except the mosquito is in New…

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