Solar System

Alien Space Probes Could Be In Our Solar System

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Tech

Alien probes from far away worlds could already be in our solar system - but we're just too dumb to spot them. This is essentially the gist of a st...

WATCH: 'In Saturn's Rings' Will Blow Your Mind

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

There is something magical about the rings of Saturn that set the giant planet apart from the rest of it's neighbours in the solar system. And in 2...

GIF: Watch A Volcano Erupt On Jupiter's Moon Io

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Tech

Jupiter's moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the Solar System - but its volcanoes are in the wrong place. That's the conclusion of Na...

GIF: Watch A Volcano Erupt On Jupiter's Moon Io

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Tech

Jupiter's moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the Solar System - but its volcanoes are in the wrong place. That's the conclusion of Na...

Humanity Has Left The Solar System

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

UPDATE: Nasa has issue a statement saying that its scientists are not in consensus that the craft has left the Solar System. Read the statement here. ...

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...

Sorry, But You Don't Know What The Solar System Looks Like

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Tech

You don't know what the Solar System looks like. That's the message of a new video which asks its viewers to reconsider their basic image of the su...

Has The 'Ribbon' At Edge Of Our Solar System Finally Been Explained?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Tech

Physicists say they are closer than ever to understanding a vast mysterious ribbon of particles at the edge of the Solar System. Nasa's Interstella...

Apocalypse Watch: Don't Panic, But We May Be Missing A Planet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Tech

Among one of the most ridiculous-sounding fears about the supposed 2012 Mayan apocalypse is the idea that the Earth might be hit by a rogue planet. ...

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...