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These Are The Space Images That Defined 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

It's been an amazing year for space. Yes, in a sense they all are, celestial cosmology being the extraordinarily ace thing that it is. But still. Amaz...

This Is What Comet 67P Actually Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

This blurry red image is in fact the first 'true-colour' image of Comet 67P courtesy of everyone's favourite comet-chasing spacecraft Rosetta. If y...

Nasa To Take Photo Of Earth From Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Tech

Don your Sunday best and give a big wave because you're about to have your photo taken - from 898 million miles away. Nasa's Cassini spacecraft, cu...

New Nasa Photos Show Off Mercury In Brilliant 3D Map

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech

Brand new pictures taken by Nasa have shown off the planet Mercury in never-before-seen glamour. For the first time, Nasa have been able to create...

Black Marble: Nasa Unveils Stunning Photos Of The Earth At Night

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has unveiled the highest-quality images ever taken of the Earth at night. The so-called 'Black Marble' photographs offer an "unprecedented new...

Space In Pictures: 2012's Best Photos Of The Universe (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Tech

The thing about space, as someone once said, is that it's big. Really big. Which is great for us - because it means there are loads of awesome pict...

PICTURES: Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Winners Revealed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Tech

The winners for this year's Astronomy Photographer Of The Year competition at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich have been revealed. The photos sho...

PICTURES: Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Shortlist Revealed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Tech

The shortlist for this year's Astronomy Photographer Of The Year competition at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich has been revealed. The stunning ...

Nasa Photos Of The Week

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Tech

This week's extraordinary nasa photos include an amazingly psychedelic look at space. The image above, is a composite shot of 18 images captured b...

Nasa Photos Of The Week: Amazing Mars Gif, Black Hole Squashes Stars

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Tech

This week, Nasa gives you the gif that keeps on giving. You're looking at the movement of Mars sand dunes, which is highly unexpected according to...

The European Southern Observatory: 50 Years In 50 Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Tech

They have discovered exoplanets and second Earths, and brought us a steady stream of astoundingly beautiful space images. The European Southern Ob...

Top Nasa Photos Of The Week

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa this week shared images of solar flares, brand new space tech, the astounding shadow of Saturn and a robot reaching out to touch an astronaut in ...

The Beautiful Dark Clouds Of Taurus

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Tech

Taureans are dark, determined and mysterious if you don't know them well enough. So too is the constellation Taurus, which has just revealed its h...

China Proves Conspiracy Theorists Wrong With High-Resolution Moon Photos

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Tech

Conspiracy theorists who think the Apollo moon landing never happened are weeping into their semi-skim decaf chai lattes today. China has publishe...

The Helix Nebula As Its Never Been Seen

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Helix Nebula has been shot for the first time in infrared revealing amazing cometary knots and never-before-seen details of the surrounding star. ...

Amazing Photos Of Earth From Space

Melanie Hick, Matthew Tucker | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Tech

Vintage shots of the colourful surface of the earth from space uncovered by Nasa, as the space agency gets nostalgic over its early efforts at crewed ...

The Most Amazing Night Sky Photos Of 2011

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Tech

If you live in a big city, or even a slightly stabby regional one, you might never get the chance to see the night sky looking as magnificent as this....