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'Diamond Ring' Spotted In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have spotted a beautiful - and fairly romantic - sight in deep space: a nebula shaped like an engagement ring. The remarkable image was...

WATCH: Zoom In On The Birth Of A Star

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Tech

This video from the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-Millimeter Array (ALMA) in northern Chile looks at first like a fairly standard shot of the (albeit m...

PICS: Galaxy Spotted Feeding On Gigantic Gas Cloud

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Tech

A distant galaxy has been spotted feeding off a gigantic cloud of gas. The simplest models of galaxy formation involve clouds of gas and material c...

Three 'Potentially Habitable' Planets Found Around Nearby Star

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Tech

Three potentially habitable 'Super Earth' worlds have been found orbiting a triple-star system just 22 light years from Earth. Gliese 667C is relat...

LOOK: Orion's 'Fiery Red Ribbon'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Tech

The constellation of Orion is one of the most recognisable in the night sky, but new photos show a dramatic red trail of interstellar dust behind its ...

The European Southern Observatory: 50 Years In 50 Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Tech

They have discovered exoplanets and second Earths, and brought us a steady stream of astoundingly beautiful space images. The European Southern Ob...

The Beautiful Dark Clouds Of Taurus

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Tech

Taureans are dark, determined and mysterious if you don't know them well enough. So too is the constellation Taurus, which has just revealed its h...

The Helix Nebula As Its Never Been Seen

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Helix Nebula has been shot for the first time in infrared revealing amazing cometary knots and never-before-seen details of the surrounding star. ...

Black Hole Eats Its Prey - WATCH

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

The "super massive" black hole at the centre of our galaxy is luring its prey steadily towards, and we can witness it for the first time ever. The...

(VIDEO) Your New Career Move? Nasa Needs Astronauts

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech

Are you happy in your job? Really happy? Over-the-moon happy? You could be, if you take up Nasa's call to join them as an astronaut. They might no...