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First Habitable Planet Discovered Might Not Exist

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

One of the first discovered planets believed to support human life might actually turn out to be nothing more than an error on a graph according to ne...

There Is A Massive Hidden Ocean Under The United States

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered a massive reservoir of water 400 miles below the United States. The discovery appears to confirm that water actually fil...

No Country Successfully Reducing Obesity

Peter Byass | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Byass

Perhaps this headline is obvious to any of us who are out and about in today's world - the one population health index that we can all observe is the apparently ever growing epidemic of people who are a little heavier than they might be - and in some cases very much heavier.

How Old Is The Moon? Good Question...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

How old is the Moon? This is not a simple question. Here's why... Once thought to have been created 4.56 billion years ago when a mysterious pla...

Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey and the Ironies it's Working Around

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

The first line up there includes the iconic words that Carl Sagan uttered when the original Cosmos - A Personal Voyage opened in the eighties. The second line opened the follow-up series titled Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey which aired last Sunday with Tyson as the host, who pays tribute to Sagan through these words.

WATCH: First-Ever Video Of Moon Orbiting Earth

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Back in October , Nasa's Juno spacecraft became the fastest man-made object in history as it sling-shotted round the Earth on it's way to Jupiter. ...

LOOK: Is This The Best Photo Of Saturn Yet?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa loves us. How else would you explain them continuously churning out images like this... Click on the image for a hi-res annotated version...

Broken (Motionhouse) - Review

Paul Guest | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Paul Guest

Last night, I found myself in the most unlikely of places, Watford. A friend asked me to join him for an evening of dance at the Watford Palace. This wasn't just dance, it was an earth-shattering work of art, entitled Broken by dance company Motionhouse.

How Old Is The Moon?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

The very origins of the moon are up for debate as new evidence suggests it could be 100 million years younger than previously thought. The current...

Things the Future Will Hate Us For: #1

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Ben Gwalchmai

We know we're on the cusp. As a species, we almost always are. But in the beginning of the 21st century - as everyone's favourite ex-rocker scient...

Life On Mars

Christina Robert | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Tech
Christina Robert

Lets be clear here -we are not meant to live on Mars. You've seen the pictures. Our bodies are built for earth.

Life On Earth May Have 'Started On Mars'

PA | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Tech

Life on Earth may have started on Mars, growing evidence suggests. An element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been ava...

LOOK: This Is What 1,400 People Waving At Saturn Looks Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Tech

Last month thousands of people around the world stopped what they were doing and waved at the sky. The reason? Nasa's Cassini spacecraft was taking...

LOOK: Breathtaking Picture Of Earth From Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is 898 million miles away taking pictures of Earth - a feat so incredible it's difficult to get your head around. And thi...

LOOK: This Is The Earth From 898 Million Miles Away

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

Three days ago, thousands of people around the world stopped what they were doing and waved at the sky as the Cassini spacecraft took the world's phot...

Earth 'Surrounded By Bacteria Bubble'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

Planet Earth is surrounded by a bubble of live bacteria scientists have found. According to a report by Popular Science the colonies of bacteria li...

Nasa To Take Photo Of Earth From Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Tech

Don your Sunday best and give a big wave because you're about to have your photo taken - from 898 million miles away. Nasa's Cassini spacecraft, cu...

Democracy in the Anthropocene? Science and Sustainable Development Goals at the UN

Melissa Leach | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Politics
Melissa Leach

Last week, I was one of 28 scientists, and a handful of social scientists, invited by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs to discuss science and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), successors to the Millennium Development Goals.

Mountains Jim... But Not as We Know Them! An Insider's Guide to Volcano Spotting

Professor Dougal Jerram | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Tech
Professor Dougal Jerram

In my eyes the best, and arguably the most reliable volcano I turn to when I need my magma fix, is Stromboli. Set as the easternmost island of the Aeolian chain, north of Sicily, this wondrous volcano has been erupting like a volcanic heartbeat for over 2000 years.

Earth-Like Planet In 'Our Backyard' May Harbour Advanced Life

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

Earth-like planets could be all around us - and some may harbour life more advanced than on Earth, astronomers believe. A space telescope has found...

Snowy Britain As Seen From Space Via Nasa

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

By now we're all familiar with how the snow looked from down here on Earth - so take a look at Britain in the white stuff - as seen from space. Th...

Milky Way Is Home To '17 Billion Earths'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech

There are at least 17 billion Earth-sized planets in our galaxy, scientists have announced. In fact there could be many, many more. Astronomers ...

'Habitable' Planet Circles Our Nearest Sun-Like Star

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Tech

A planet with conditions that could support life orbits a twin neighbour of the sun visible to the naked eye, scientists have revealed. The world i...

Moon Formed In 'Massive Collision With Proto Earth'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Tech

The Moon was created by a giant collision between two planet-sized objects, two new studies have concluded. The titanic event occurred around 4.5 b...

WATCH: Beautiful Timelapse Footage Of Earth From Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Tech

A remarkable timelapse video of Earth from space has taken the web by storm. Tomislav Safundžić cut various clips by Nasa astronauts into the fil...