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NASA: We Will Find Aliens By 2026

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has said that humanity will find direct evidence that we are "not alone" in the universe within 20 years. The pronouncement comes on the 45th ...

Nasa Tried (And Failed) To Invent Jet Shoes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Tech

If you know anything about Nasa, it might not be a surprise that they once tried to invent jet shoes. What might surprise you is how close they cam...

NASA's 'Earth From Orbit' Highlights Reel Is Literally Awesome

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has unveiled its annual look back at the Earth from orbit. The video includes clips from its orbiting space ships of our planet, and informati...

Strange White Light On Mars Hailed By Conspiracy Theorists As 'Proof' Of Life

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Tech

A mysterious white light seen on the surface of Mars has been labelled evidence of life on the Red Planet... by someone who runs a website called UFO ...

NASA's Rocket Guidance Systems Are Going Open Source

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa will release a vast amount of code - including rocket guidance systems and climate simulators - for free next week, in an effort to help hackers ...

Nasa Cuts Ties With Russia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has suspended cooperation with Russia in the latest diplomatic reaction to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. But the severing of ties should not ...

Why NASA May Hold The Key To Finding Missing Malaysian Aircraft

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has offered its support and expertise in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The American space agency said that it would ...

WATCH: Huge Asteroid Passes Between Earth And Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Tech

Heads up - another asteroid just flew over the Earth. Asteroid 2014 DX110 passed above our heads from a distance of about 217,000 miles. That s...

Hundreds Of Alien Worlds Discovered

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has announced the confirmed discovery of 715 new alien worlds in deep space. The so-called "mother lode" of planets outside our solar system (...

LIVE: Asteroid 2000 EM26 Passes Over Earth

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

A "potentially hazardous" asteroid the size of three football fields will come uncomfortably close to Earth early Tuesday. The space rock, known as...

Nasa Solves Mystery Of The Martian Jam Doughnut

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa says it has (probably) solved the mystery of how a 'jam doughnut' shaped rock appeared mysteriously in front of one of its robots. The rock tu...

13 Surprisingly Boring NASA 'Images Of The Day'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa is always publishing amazing pictures of amazing stuff which is just, like, amazing. In fact at this point, since we're not going to Mars any ...

Nasa Finds Evidence Of Liquid Rivers On Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Tech

A remarkable set of images taken by Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests there may still be flowing water somewhere on the planet. The image...

This Is The Oldest Star In The Universe

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers say they have found the oldest star in the universe. A team from the Australian National University said their star was formed 13.6 bil...

This Incredible Picture Of Venus Is 40 Years Old

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

We're pretty used to amazing pieces of tech taking incredible photographs in space these days - so much so that we sometimes forget how it all began. ...

Mars Rover Prepares To Jump Sand Dune

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

The Mars Rover Curiosity is getting ready to make one of its most dangerous manouevres on the surface of the Red Planet so far: it's going to jump ove...

PICS: Fresh Fruit Arrives On The Space Station

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have tweeted in celebration after fresh fruit arrived on board. Nasa send out a celebratory pictu...

NASA Unveils Amazing Renders Of Its New, Massive SLS Rocket

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has released a new artist's impression of its new rocket launch system. And it's… massive. The SLS ('Space Launch System') is the next-ge...

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 ...

BIG PICTURE: Nasa Photographs 'Hand Of God'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has photographed the eerie remains of an exploded star in Deep Space, nicknamed 'the Hand of God'. The picture seems to resemble a giant hand ...

Saturn's Rings May Have Just Given Birth To A New Moon

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

Saturn might be giving birth to a new moon. The ringed planet already has at least 150 moons and satellites of various sizes, ranging from the mass...

Nasa Has Filmed Comet ISON

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has released a new video of Comet ISON, the so-called 'comet of the century' which could be set for a spectacular light show later this week. ...

IN PICTURES: Nasa Launches 'Maven' Space Craft To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's 'Maven' spacecraft is on its way to Mars after a picture-perfect launch. The orbiter lifted off atop an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral o...

So-Called 'Comet Of The Century', Now Visible Through Binoculars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The so-called 'Comet of the Century' might not be such a dud at all. Comet Ison, currently hurtling towards the Sun ahead of a potentially dazzling...

Plastic Chemicals Found On Saturn's Moon Titan

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech

A chemical commonly used in plastics here on Earth has been found on Saturn's distant moon of Titan. Propylene, which is used to make everything fr...