Solar System

A Sweet Hint Of Extraterrestrial Life?

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Tech

Many astronomers believe that given how many stars there are – roughly a septillion - and how old the universe is - 14 billion years - it’s not li...

One World, Two Suns: Nasa Finds Real-Life Tatooine Sunrise

Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Tech

One planet orbiting two stars is an image familiar from Star Wars - but now Nasa says they've discovered one for real. The space agency's Kepler mi...

Heavens Above

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Tech

An amateur astronomer has said he got the shock of his life when he made Ireland's second discovery of a supernova (exploding star) in less than two y...

'It Sounded Like A Bomb Going Off'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Tech

There was shock and awe for South Wales residents on Monday night after a meteorite raced across the night sky then exploded with such force that it r...

Nasa's Mohawk Guy Takes The Internet By Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Tech

When footage emerged of Nasa’s scientists celebrating the touch-down of the Mars rover Curiosity, there were no surprises with regards to their look...

‘Curoisity Rover' Profile Becomes Hit On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa’s Curiosity rover successfully touching down on Mars on Monday has led to a 1000% increase in back-slapping in America, lots of serious scienti...

Roasted 'Hell World' Is Smallest Planet Found Close To Solar System

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Tech

A 'roasted' alien world discovered by Nasa scientists is the closest planet smaller than Earth ever found. The planet - UCF-1.01 - was identified b...

Solar Warden - The Secret Space Program

Darren Perks | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK
Darren Perks

Since approximately 1980, a secret space fleet code named 'Solar Warden' has been in operation unknown to the public...

Hidden Portals In Earth's Magnetic Field 'Open Direct Pathways To The Sun'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

When it comes to space, some things sound worse than they are. For instance, a researcher has worked out how to find hidden portals in the Earth's ...

Snow On Mars: Scientists Making Stunning Discovery On Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Tech

Scientists have confirmed that if you can find a flight, you could ski on Mars. Well, sort of. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Tec...

Clock This: Time Will Grind To A Halt One Day, Say Scientists

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

Ever had that feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day? Well one day, there won’t be any hours in the day, or minutes, or even nano-se...

Titan Spotted With Methane Lakes (For Humans To Fly Over)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Tech

Lakes of shimmering methane may be hiding amid an enormous desert of shifting sand dunes in the tropics of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Titan has ...

PHOTOS: Stunning Transit Of Venus Watched Around The World

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Astronomers around the world have watched and recorded the last Transit of Venus for more than a hundred years. The spectacle of our closest planet...

When Galaxies Collide: The Milky Way Is Doomed

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK

The night sky looks peaceful at the moment, but over the next few billion years, the heavens are going to liven up a great deal, because our Milky Way...

Great Ball Of Fire: Amazing New Nasa Photo Shows Three Solar Flares

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has today released a new image showing the power of the sun's solar flares. Nasa says, don't fret - the effects from these solar flares are e...

Amazing Saturn Photo Shows Tiny Titan

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Tech

An astounding new photograph of Saturn shows just how small even its largest moon, Titan, is compare to the ringed planet's huge girth. Titan ...

Nasa's Kepler Finds 11 Planetary Systems Hosting 26 Planets

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Tech

Eleven new planetary systems containing 26 confirmed new planets are all in a day's work for Nasa's Kepler mission. The gob-smacking discoveries j...

Milky Way Lives Up To Its Name: Galaxy Is ‘White As Snow'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Tech

A team of scientists have determined the true colour of the galaxy is so white it would resemble fresh snow to the human eye. Astronomers from the...

December's Impossible Lunar Eclipse Tomorrow - (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Tech

Are you ready to see the impossible happen? Tomorrow's lunar eclipse will see the eclipsed moon and the sun visibile in the sky at the same time, duri...

Nasa Find Potential Signs Of Flowing Water On Mars

Posted 04.10.2011 | UK

Signs of what could be flowing water have been found on Mars, Nasa has revealed, opening up speculation over whether life exists on the red planet. ...

Nasa Denies Voyager 1 Has Left The Solar System

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has denied that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has left the Solar System. It was claimed on Wednesday that data from the craft, which is currently n...

Voyager 1: In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Tech

Humanity has left the Solar System. According to a news release, the Voyager 1 spacecraft appears to have travelled beyond the influence of the Sun...