Curiosity

Three Things Your Children Can Teach You About Resilience

Angela Smith | Posted 17.07.2014 | 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 02.07.2014 | 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...

PHOTOS: Mars Rover Curiosity Completes Longest Drive Yet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Tech

We haven't heard from the Mars rover Curiosity in a little while - so what has it been up to? It's been on a road trip. Nasa has announced that ...

The Future Belongs to the Curious

Kate Lemon | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Lemon

Imagine a world without curiosity. A world in which Isaac Newton simply picked up the apple and took a bite, rather than questioning why it fell and developing his theory of gravitation; a world in which Thomas Edison never felt the urge to experiment with electric lighting until he was able to create the first light bulb safe enough for use in the home, and a world in which Steve Jobs never pondered whether a mobile phone could do more than make calls. Makes you think, doesn't it?

A Sweet Hint Of Extraterrestrial Life?

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Tech

Many astronomers believe that given how many stars there are – roughly a septillion - and how old the universe is - 14 billion years - it’s not li...