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The Rosetta Comet Is Showing Some Strange Activity

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

Rosetta comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is beginning to show some high levels of activity with increased dust trails spreading to the entire length of...

What Is Lord Freud Worth?

Dr Simon Duffy | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Simon Duffy

It is perhaps natural to confuse real human worth with salaries, celebrity or power - it's not an uncommon mistake - what is really upsetting is to see this error turned into an ongoing policy which crushes disabled people or indeed any group that the powerful deem less worthy.

The ISS From Earth Is A Beautiful Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech

While we've all seen Earth from the perspective of the International Space Station it's not often that you find a view of the ISS from the perspective...

This Is Not Sci-Fi, This Is Real

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency craft Rosetta is preparing in the very near future to land a probe on a comet, in what would be a staggering first for astro...

Unidentified... Something Spotted On Surface Of Rosetta Comet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Tech

A UFO has been sighted on the surface of Comet 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko by the Rosetta spacecraft. The craft, which is currently tailing the come...

The Earth. From Space. In 4K.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Tech

Good work, ESA. This timelapse video was made from images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst orbiting Earth on the International Space Station...

'The Daily Mail' Thinks This Is A 'Human Face' On A Comet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Tech

A human face has not been found on the comet around which ESA's Rosetta space craft is in orbit. It is not "eerie", as described by the Daily Mail....

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Was Maggie Involved In Paedo Cover-up?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 13 July 2014... 1) WAS MAGGIE INVOLVED IN PAEDO COVER-UP? From the Sunday People: "Margaret Thatch...

New NAO Report on Work Programme Shows Poor Performance

Stef Benstead | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Politics
Stef Benstead

Compared to previous programmes, the Work Programme is not helping more people into work or keeping them in work longer. As we move into more favourable economic conditions the WP should improve, but comparisons to previous programmes (that operated under unfavourable conditions) would then become invalid...

Employment Support Allowance (ESA) Disgrace

Hugh Salmon | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

Writing these blog posts, it is impossible to predict who will read them or where they might lead. Thus it is a pleasant surprise that my most retwee...

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 08.06.2014 | 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 27.05.2014 | 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 17.05.2014 | 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...