Curiosity

The Indian Mars Satellite And NASA's Curiosity Rover Are Buddies

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

India recently managed to get its first satellite into orbit around Mars (see above) - but of course NASA has been there a lot longer than that. Fo...

Travel To The Moon And Mars With Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

Google has made two rather large new additions to Google Maps: The Moon and Mars. This marks the first time Google has let users explore beyond our ow...

How Wonder Can Save Your Life

David Mochel | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Wonder, a combination of curiosity and appreciation, is a powerful experience that is good for your physical and psychological health as well as your relationships, creativity, and work performance... Not only is wonder good for you, it could actually save your life.

Three Things Your Children Can Teach You About Resilience

Angela Smith | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Smith

I have a bugbear, and that is the way resilience is described as simply bouncing back. Here is the thing. We all bounce back from the rubbish life throws at us one way or another. That in itself is not resilience. Resilience is the way we adapt and respond to the rubbish life throws at us. This will either strengthen or weaken your resilience over the years.

Reflections on Curiosity: Did it Kill, Not Kill, or Simultaneously Kill and Not Kill the Cat?

Nigel Rayment | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK
Nigel Rayment

What a curious thing curiosity is. When we recently moved to our new home in rural Herefordshire we were accompanied by our cat Cokie. After three days he was nowhere to be found. We assumed, sadly, that he had set off on a futile effort to retrace his steps to his native London.

Curiosity Allows Us to Focus Our Attention

Ruby Wax | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ruby Wax

Sadly many people don't use their curiosity. They have it, but it has become obsolete. We are born with this feature, that's why when we're children, our hunger for information is insatiable, we don't even care what the story is, we just want to be stimulated. That is how our brains grow and how, as more and more neurons connect, we become smarter.

Is This An Alien Craft On Mars?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Tech

Is this object photographed streaking through the Mars sky proof of alien life? No. No, it isn't. Captured by Nasa's Mars Curiosity Rover it...

Aesthetics And Curiosity: Bridges Between Science And Art

Michelle Kelly-Irving | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Michelle Kelly-Irving

Without creativity artists have the block, a creative drought. Scientists experience the block as well. Whatever the art form, creativity is its key ingredient. This is also true of science. Scientists go through these creativity deserts.

The Red Dust Of Mars Is Actually Full Of Water

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Tech

Just days after Nasa announced the disappointing news that it had failed to find a key chemical associated with life on Mars, there's better news from...

Where On Earth Do You Test A Mars Mission?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Tech

In order to test out instruments to be used in a trip to Mars you need somewhere... well, like Mars. This is the dilemma faced by scientists from t...

EXPLORE: Billion Pixel Image Of Mars' Surface

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Tech

Get ready to see Mars as you've never seen it before - Nasa have just released a billion-pixel image of the red planet's surface. That's right. One...

Huge Solar Flare Forces Mars Rover Into Hibernation

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover has been placed on 'standby' after attempts to complete vital repairs to its computer systems were hampered by a massive s...

Mars Rover Curiosity Suffers Computer Failure, Tweets 'Don't Flip Out'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Tech

The Mars rover Curiosity has been placed into 'safe mode' after its computer suffered a major glitch. Nasa says the computer has fallen prey to a "...

Rover Finds Martian 'Flower'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Tech

A mysterious photograph of a bright, crumpled object on Mars taken by the Curiosity rover has caused controversy, after some dubbed it a "Martian flow...

Has Nasa Found Organic Compounds On Mars?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has found hints of organic compounds on Mars - the first step towards identifying primitive life on the planet. The $2.5 billion Mars rover Cu...

Nasa Mystery As Martian 'Find For The History Books' Kept Secret... For Now

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa may have discovered signs of life on Mars - but it's not telling. Yet. The space agency has reportedly found something of huge importance on t...

Nasa's Curiosity Rover Finds 'Hawaii-Like Soil' On Surface Of Mars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity has found soil on the Red Planet which is eerily similar to that found in Hawaii. The announcement was made after the r...

Litter On Mars: Nasa Unveils Hi-Res Pics Of 'Shiny Debris' On Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed a high-resolution picture of a mysterious bright object currently troubling the team behind the Mars rover Curiosity. It was orig...

UFOs: 10 Reasons To Believe And 10 NOT To Believe In Alien Life (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

UFOs: As The British UFO Research Association Celebrates Half A Century, Here Are 10 Reasons To Believe In Aliens (PICTURES)UFOs: 10 Reasons NOT To Be...

Mars Rover Curiosity Checks In On Foursquare

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Tech

Mars has a new mayor. (On Foursquare). The $2.5bn Curiosity rover took a break from hunting for life on the Red Planet's surface on Wednesday, b...

Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Evidence Of Water

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has found evidence of an ancient flowing stream on the surface of Mars. The $2.5bn Mars rover Curiosity has discovered ancient stream-bed ...

We Want To Believe... But Here Are 10 Reasons Why We Don't

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

This weekend Britain’s oldest UFO group turns 50. That's half a century of aliens, unidentified flying objects and scientific research, courtesy of ...

10 Reasons To Believe In Aliens

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

This weekend Britain’s oldest UFO group turns 50. With thousands of files that pre-date Ministry of Defence records, (indeed its oldest files go...

PHOTOS: Mars Rover Curiosity Captures Martian Eclipse

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Tech

The Mars rover Curiosity has photographed a partial eclipse on Mars. The $2bn craft landed on the red planet in July and is currently engaged on it...

PICS: Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Self-Portrait

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Tech

The Mars rover has taken a new picture of an extraordinary object on the surface of the Red Planet: itself. Curiosity took the amazing photo of it...