Outer Space

Six People Just Spent Eight Months Living On 'Mars'

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Tech

Could you live on Mars? Six people including a British man decided to ask themselves that question, agreeing to spend eight months in isolation inside...

If Earth Was Even A Fraction Further From The Sun It Would Be Completely Unrecognisable

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Tech

Earth is already a statistical anomaly, something that at present shines out as a blip on the norm of space. Well a new study looking into the atmosph...

Hubble Discovers A Planet So Dark It Absorbs 94% Of All Light

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Tech

A team of researchers, using Hubble’s Space Telescope, have discovered a planet outside of our solar system so dark that it absorbs almost all the l...

Cassini's Incredible 20-Year Mission Comes To A Fiery End

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Tech

After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn and almost two decades in space NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has ended its mission with a spectacular dive...

Before It Crashes, Cassini Gave Us This Stunning View Of Saturn's Rings Up Close

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

In its final three days of existence, the Cassini space probe is ensuring that NASA is really going to miss it by delivering a series of stunning phot...

The Biggest Solar Flare In A Decade Hit Earth And This Could Just Be The Start

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Tech

Just in case this month hasn’t seen mother nature causing enough destruction here on Earth, our solar system has decided to join in the assault as w...

These Facts About Voyager's 40 Year Journey Will Absolutely Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Tech

On the 5 September 1977 NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft was launched into space. It was designed to to explore the major planets of our solar system in ...

A Huge Asteroid Is Going To 'Graze' Past Earth Next Week

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Tech

Just in case you were concerned that things on Earth were getting a little tense recently, a giant asteroid has decided to get really close to our pla...

A Revelation About TRAPPIST-1's Age Could Spell Bad News For Finding Alien Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech

When TRAPPIST-1′s discovery was revealed by NASA earlier this year its seven potentially habitable planets seemed like the solar system we had all b...

We May Have Discovered The First Moon Outside Of Our Own Solar System

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

A team of astronomers believe they may have found the first example of a moon outside of our own solar system. While we’ve seen an explosion in the ...

Earth Had A Near-Miss With An Asteroid That Was Almost Entirely Undetected

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

An asteroid the size of a passenger aircraft has been detected after passing extremely close to Earth. What’s worrying about that sentence is the wo...

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...