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'Interstellar' Looks Like Amazing Entertainment, Terrible Science

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Tech

All of your friends who don't read about actual science are about to get into space for the first time since Gravity. Why? Because there's a new tr...

NASA Says There Is A Giant Square 'Structure' Under The Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Tech

Usually when someone on the internet writes about 'geometric forms' found on the Moon, it's a crazy UFO hunter who doesn't understand pixelation of co...

'Megaflare' Erupts With The Power Of 10,000 Suns

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has spotted a solar flare more than 10,000 times more powerful than any on record. The so-called Megaflare would have the potential to knock o...

Signs Of Organic Chemistry Found At The Centre Of The Galaxy

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered an unsettlingly complex molecule at the centre of our galaxy which could hint at the beginning of life-forming chemistry. ...

Mystery On Saturn's Moon As Massive Shape 'Evolves' On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

A strange 'shape' is currently evolving before astronomers' eyes on Saturn's moon Titan. Three images taken several years apart by the Cassini spac...

Alien World Has Water Vapour... And Maybe Life?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered water on a distant world the size of Neptune. The planet HAT-P-11b (natty name) is located in the constellation of Cygn...

Tiny Galaxy, Supermassive Black Hole

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has discovered that the smallest galaxy ever discovered actually has a supermassive black hole at the centre. The remarkable find is unique in...

NASA's Anti-Asteroid Strategy Is Officially A Failure

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

Well this is worrying. Nasa's ability to track and protect Earth from asteroids is officially behind schedule, poorly managed and practically usele...

The Earth. From Space. In 4K.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Tech

Good work, ESA. This timelapse video was made from images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst orbiting Earth on the International Space Station...

All The Planets, Aligned In One Beautiful Picture

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Tech

There are so many beautiful pictures of our Solar System, it can be difficult to keep up. This picture helps you put it in perspective. One Img...

Educating the Students of Today - Females in STEM

Daniel Kendal | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel Kendal

A lot of awareness is being made for girls to study and work in STEM. Recently, an engineering jobs team created an online database to help encourage and inspire more female students to work in the engineering and aerospace industry.

China Announces Surprise New Mission To The Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

Perhaps inspired by last night's box-office Supermoon -- or maybe by its own long-term ambitions in space -- China has announced a 'surprise' mission ...

This Is What A 'Supermoon' Looks Like From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

We already know that the Supermoon was spectacular this weekend. What we didn't know was just how spectacular it looked from space. Now we do. T...

This Scientist Knows Exactly How To Find Aliens

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Tech

Another expert has concurred with NASA that finding aliens is pretty much inevitable at this point. Sorry, creationists -- you're out of luck. L...

So This Just Turned Up On Mars...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has photographed another rock which looks like something else, but is actually just a rock. The rock -- photographed by the Mars Rover 'Curios...

SpaceX Admits It Wants To Colonise The Solar System

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk's private space company has admitted it has designs on colonising the Solar System within 100 years. SpaceX presiden...

Russian Satellite Filled With Sex Geckos 'Back Under Control'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

An out-of-control Russian satellite filled with sex lizards has been successfully recovered, it has emerged. The Foton-M4 satellite was launched on...

Russian Satellite Is Full Of Sex Lizards And Out Of Control

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Tech

Above: doomed? God speed, brave lizards. A Russian satellite filled with lizards having sex with each other is 'out of control', authorities ha...

This Solar Eruption Almost Cancelled The London Olympics (And Everything Else)

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Tech

A solar superstorm could have ended 'life as we know it' in 2012 if it hadn't narrowly missed Earth. Experts have revealed that two Coronal Mass Ej...

UFO Hunters Think A Planet-Sized UFO Is 'EATING' The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech

A set of mysterious pictures of the Sun uploaded to NASA's servers have caused a furore in the UFO-hunting community, for showing what has been interp...

Here Are Lots Of People Who STILL Think The Moon Landing Was A Hoax

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Moon landings were not a hoax. Not everyone agrees. Despite clearly having happened, because of the fact that we can see the landing site, a...

11 Proofs That The Apollo Moon Landings Were NOT Fake

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon on 21 July 1969. So did Buzz Aldrin. So did 10 other people after that. Humans have been to the Moon. Despite ...

45 Unbelievable Photos Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

Apollo 11 landed on the Moon 45 years ago this weekend - but it's sometimes all to easy to forget that this amazing thing actually happened. And ye...

It's Been 45 Years Since The Eagle Landed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

Man first walked on the Moon in the early hours of the morning (UTC) on 21 July 1969. That's 45 years ago. Apollo 11 was launched on 16 July ato...

UAE Wants To Send 'First Arab Mission To Mars'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

The United Arab Emirates has entered the race for Mars. The mega-rich nation, which is already home to the world's tallest building, said it wants ...