Solar System

Nasa Finds Water Ice And 'Dark Deposits Of Organic Matter' On Mercury

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has found evidence of "abundant" ice and organic material beneath the surface of Mercury. Enormous black patches of dark material have been fo...

Dwarf Planet 'Makemake' Is In Our Solar System, Has No Astmosphere

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech

A "dwarf planet" discovered seven years ago near the edge of the Solar System is a dead, frozen world with no atmosphere, scientists have learned. ...

Nasa's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning UFO Galaxy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Tech

Seen from afar it looks like a giant UFO. The red and yellow alien-craft-like galaxy, called NGC5010, was captured by the Nasa/ESA Hubble Space Tel...

Was Life On Earth Seeded By Rocks Carrying Alien Microbes?

PA | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Tech

Extraterrestrial microbes might have brought life to Earth after travelling through space for millions of years, say scientists. The theory is base...

World's Most Powerful Digital Camera Takes First Images

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Tech

It’s taken eight years to build, boasts 570 megapixels and it’s hoped that it’ll help answer one of the greatest mysteries in science – why th...

Guess How Much The Camera Cost That Took These?

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

A British teenager has proved that it’s not strictly necessarily have to have a multi-million pound satellite to produce stunning pictures of Earth ...

Evolution Of Universe Simulated In YouTube Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Tech

The universe has been around for 14 billion years – but scientists have managed to squeeze its evolution into 78 seconds of video. Needless to sa...

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...