Behold: Cosmic Sperm

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency has been involved in some incredible discoveries in recent years. But for sheer beauty and, let's face it, tittering schoolb...

ESA - A Phoney Solution for an Unreal Problem

Dr Simon Duffy | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Simon Duffy

Today these two very different problems have become completely muddled. The ESA system, with its demeaning assessments and its ineffective Work Programme, is a sprawling public policy disaster.

This Is How You Pack For Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Tech

How do you pack a cargo ship for a journey through space? Carefully. This amazing picture shows European Space Agency workers packing its fifth ...

Atos to Leave WCA Contract Early

Stef Benstead | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics
Stef Benstead

The government should take this opportunity to think very carefully about whether the WCA is the right assessment to continue with. At the very least they shouldn't bind the next government to lengthy contracts for delivering WCAs if that will hinder the opportunity to give the WCA the massive overhaul, even total replacement, that it very much needs.

Atos and the 'Negligence and Complicity' of the BMA Leadership

Alan Wyllie | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Politics
Alan Wyllie

It is disgraceful that this pathetic and spineless IT company - that allowed itself to be compromised by vindictive welfare reforms - is anywhere near the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

PIC: This Is A Rainbow. On Venus.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

NASA aren't the only ones who can take amazing pictures of space. The European Space Agency are pretty decent at taking an Instagram of something prof...

First Image Published From Europe's Amazing New Billion-Pixel Satellite

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

The first image taken by Europe's incredible new billion-pixel space telescope has been published. But the UK Space Agency and ESA say there is muc...

This Speaker Is So Loud It Will Kill You

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

How far would you go for the ultimate sound system? Surround sound? A sub-woofer the size of a family car? How about this... This horn is the lo...

Million Sick People Found 'Fit For Work' By DWP

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Almost a million people who applied for sickness benefit have instead been found fit for work, according to figures published today. A third (32%) ...

Water Discovered On Tiny Dwarf Planet Ceres

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The smallest dwarf planet in the Solar System, or its largest asteroid depending on your point of view, has a secret. Water. Astronomers have an...

WATCH: 'Rosetta' Space Craft Is Awake!

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A European comet-chasing spacecraft that has been in hibernation for almost three years has woken up and sent its first signal back to Earth. The E...

WATCH: 'Rosetta' Space Craft Wakes Up To Start Comet-Hunting Mission

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

European Space Agency is preparing to wake up its most ambitious space craft ahead of a mission to land on a comet. The Rosetta space craft was lau...

LOOK: This Is The Deepest-Ever View Of An Ancient Galaxy Cluster

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A dramatic new picture of young, distant galaxies in deep space has been revealed. The European Space Agency and Nasa produced the images of some o...

George Osborne Plans Another £25billion in Cuts, and Wants to Take Around Half of It From Welfare

Lisa Egan | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Politics
Lisa Egan

So I'd like to introduce Mr Osborne to few people: Shaun Pilkington shot himself after his Employment and Support Allowance was stopped. Tim Salter ...

WATCH: The Moon Has A New Crater

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The Moon has a new crater, and now we've taken a picture of it. That's right, while we might like to pretend that the fact that our only natural sa...

These Are The Best Space Photos Of 2013

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Tech

We learned a fair bit about space in 2013. For instance, we learned that there is life inside the remains of meterorites. That there's a ...

WATCH: Zoom Through The Universe In 49 Seconds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

Ever wondered what it would be like to hurtle through the night sky at impossibly vast speeds, watching stars streak silently past before slowing down...

A One-Tonne Satellite Will Smash Into Earth Tonight...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A one-tonne satellite is set to smash into Earth on Sunday - but scientists have no idea where. The Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulatio...

Astronomers 'Dumbfounded' By Strange Asteroid With Six Tails

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A unique and unexplained phenomenon has been discovered in space - an asteroid which appears to have six tails. The Hubble Space Telescope spotted ...

DPAC (Disabled People Against Cuts) and Their Fight for Disability Rights

Alan Wyllie | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics
Alan Wyllie

The Government's War on Welfare reaps destruction in its path but one heinous feature of this iniquitous 'reform' appears to have been completely igno...

Threat From Deadly Asteroids 'Ten Times Worse' Than Previously Thought?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The risk of large asteroids hitting Earth is ten times larger than we previously thought, according to a new study. Three extensive studies of the ...

LOOK: Astronauts Watch Spacecraft Burn Up In Earth's Atmosphere

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts orbiting Earth have captured an amazing picture of a cargo ship burning up in our atmosphere. And yes, it might look like something des...

Satellite To Fall To Earth In November (But Don't Panic)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The UK Space Agency has sent an email warning that a European satellite will plunge to Earth later this month - and there's no way to know where it's ...

WATCH: This Is As Close As You'll Ever Get To Flying Over Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Tech

Ever wanted to fly over Mars? A new video by the European Space Agency can almost make that possible. 'Mars Showcase' is a dramatically detailed 3D...

Let's Close Down the DWP

Dr Simon Duffy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Simon Duffy

In the UK today disabled people are astonished by the absurdity of a whole new system that has emerged out of the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) ...