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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 ...

This Is What The Supermoon Looked Like From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Tech

The so-called 'Supermoon' which was seen over the weekend wasn't -- as astronomers have regularly pointed out online -- quite as spectacular as you'd ...

The Universe Is 'Missing' 80% Of Its Light

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

If there's one thing we know about the universe, is that there are huge swathes of it that we don't understand -- in fact, most of it we can't even se...

These 23 Pictures Prove The Apollo Astronauts Were Totally Badass

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

Even though Neil Armstrong's "one small step" almost 45 years ago, we don't need a reason to write about the Apollo Moon missions. But as it turns ...

Mystery Cosmic Ray Volcano Erupts In The Night Sky

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech

A mysterious "hot spot" in the sky is emitting unusual numbers of powerful cosmic rays, say scientists. The discovery may shed new light on the ori...

Mysterious Asteroid Found In Sweden May Have Kick-Started Evolution

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech

An asteroid discovered in Sweden is "unlike anything ever found" - and might be a key to unlocking the mystery of how life developed on Earth. The ...

NASA Successfully Tests Flying Saucer

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has successfully tested its new Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle, also known as the 'Flying Saucer'. Seriously. The vehicle is ac...