James Webb Space Telescope

Something Very Weird Is Currently Flying Through Our Solar System

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Tech

NASA’s Hubble telescope has spotted something hurtling through our solar system that honestly feels more at home in a science fiction novel than rea...

Scientists Have Discovered A Nearby Planet That Could Support Life

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech

Astronomers are investigating whether a planet just 14 light years from Earth could support life. Critically, Wolf 1061c orbits within its solar syste...

16 Incredible Space Missions Europe Is Launching Before 2024

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency successfully landed a space craft on a comet last month - but it's not stopping there. In fact there are 16 mission laun...

INCREDIBLE Pictures Show How We Are Building Our Greatest Ever Telescope

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency are currently building the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to Hubble and one ...

Cosmic Dawn: Nasa Pictures Seven Galaxies At The Dawn Of Time

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have photographed what could be the most ancient galaxy ever spotted in the universe. The picture is said to capture the "cosmic dawn" ...

Many More Planets Could Harbour Life

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

The consensus among scientists is that for a planet to be capable of harbouring life, it must have surface water and reside in the ”Goldilocks zone...

Heavens Above: First 'Camera' For Hubble Successor Delivered

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be a giant leap forward for astronomers, allowing them to study the universe in its infancy. Now th...

Stargazing, Spaceflight and Satellites: the Future of the Space Industry

Nicola Guttridge | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Tech
Nicola Guttridge

Space is one of the only scientific topics that has successfully managed to bridge the gap between science and society. It offers the chance to explore not only our past by searching for extra-terrestrial life, but also the possibility to explore the future, and our capabilities to inhabit other solar system bodies and develop interstellar flight.