Outer Space

Astronomers Detect A Strange Signal From A Quiet System Just 11 Light-Years Away

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech

Several months ago, scientists from the Arecibo Observatory picked up a strange radio signal that left them baffled. The signal appeared as part of a ...

Seeing Dawn On Saturn Is Breathtaking

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Tech

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has taken an absolutely stunning image of Saturn just as the Sun starts to creep over the horizon. Proving that dawn looks...

Hackers Claim NASA Is About To Reveal They've Already Found Alien Life

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech

Anonymous Global have claimed that NASA is “on the verge” of telling the world that they have discovered alien life in the cosmos. And not just ...

An Asteroid Strike On Earth Is Just A Matter Of Time, Say Experts

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Tech

Dying in a fiery ball of rock and ash doesn’t exactly sound like the best way to go, but experts have warned that modern civilisation may indeed fac...

NASA Has Discovered 10 More Earth-Like Planets That Could Support Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

NASA has discovered 10 brand-new planets which it believes are Earth-like, within the habitable zone and so could theoretically support alien life. Th...

We've Seen The Plans For Elon Musk's City On Mars And It's Incredible

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Tech

It is not the first time that Elon Musk has spoken about his plans to colonise Mars, but now his detailed vision has been made public, including how m...

NASA Creates Radiation Rain On Earth, To Prepare For Mars Mission

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

You might think that a rainy day in the UK is a miserable affair; all grey skies, wet feet and that constant drizzle that umbrellas cannot seem to kee...

Humans Will Find Alien Life In The Next 10 Years, Says Astronomer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Tech

For over half a century, scientists, astronomers, and citizen stargazers, have been on the hunt for extra-terrestrial life. But, even with the capabi...

NASA Has Discovered A Planet That's Hotter Than Most Stars In The Universe

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Tech

Astronomers at NASA have discovered a Jupiter-like world that is hotter than most stars in the universe, making it officially the hottest planet ever ...

Mars Astronauts Must Be Prepared For 'Non-Survivable' Illnesses

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Tech

Astronauts making the long journey to Mars and potentially even further will need to have extensive medical skills far more advanced than the current ...

A Nearby Frozen Planet May Once Have Supported Life

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Tech

A frozen planet, in the nearby Trappist-1 system may have been warm and habitable for hundreds of millions of years, say scientists. Trappist-1 is a s...

Sperm That Were Sent To Space Have Passed A Fertility Test

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have successfully bred a litter of mice pups using sperm that was frozen and then stored at the International Space Station. The scientist...

Humans Have Accidentally Created A Giant Protective 'Forcefield' Around Earth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech

Humans have long been changing our landscape here on Earth, for better and for worse, but now NASA has confirmed that we are shaping our near-space en...

NASA Photographs Have Captured Bizarre Flashes Of Light Coming From Earth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Tech

Parked one million miles away from Earth, a NASA space camera has been taking photographs of our blue planet for the last twelve months. Now given tha...

This Nebula Is The Remains Of A Supernova So Bright You Could See It From Earth In 1054

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Tech

NASA has stitched together images from five space telescopes to produce the most detailed ever image of the Crab Nebula. The composite view of the sup...

Scientists Discover Icy Planet Dubbed 'Earth's Frozen Twin'

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered an icy planet with the same mass as Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit the sun. Dubbed ‘Earth’...

Jupiter Has A Second 'Great Spot' And It's Even More Terrifying Than The First

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Tech

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has a disorderly counterpart that lurks in the planet’s high altitude thermosphere. Discovered by astronomers at Leiceste...

NASA Will Make A Major Announcement About Its Search For Life Beyond Earth

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Tech

NASA has scheduled a major press conference where it plans to reveal a new discovery about ‘ocean worlds in our solar system.’ While we don’t kn...

NASA Has Invested In A Fuel-Free Thruster That Could Propel Humans Into Another Solar System

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Tech

An interstellar thruster, a Martian farming kit and an artificial gravity lift are just three of NASA’s latest investments. The space agency has ann...

Hubble Has Captured A Stunning Close-Up Portrait Of Jupiter

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Tech

Astronomers seized the opportunity to capture a stunning portrait of Jupiter as it made its closest approach to Earth in a year. The image was taken b...

This Could Be The Craft That Takes Humans To Mars

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Tech

NASA hopes to send astronauts to Mars by the 2030s in what’s set to be the most exciting space mission since Neil Armstrong touched down on the moon...

NASA Has Discovered How Mars Was Transformed Into A Barren Desert

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.04.2017 | UK Tech

Billions of years ago, Mars was awash with water and cloaked in an abundant atmosphere. It might even have supported life. But over time, the Red Plan...

The Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Spacecraft Reaches A Record 677 Days In Orbit

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Tech

The Air Force’s X-37B spacecraft has now broken its own record by spending 677 days in space. The mysterious spy plane has become something of a fas...

Stunning Animation Shows Just How Large Our Solar System Really Is

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Tech

Hearing that our solar system is pretty big probably doesn’t come as groundbreaking news. But now an animation has illustrated just exactly how expa...

NASA's Incredible New Plan Would Let Us See Details On The Surface Of Distant Planets

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Tech

NASA recently gave us our first tantalising glimpse of a newly discovered planet and well...honestly it was a little disappointing. You see the proble...