Stars

Astronomers Have Discovered A 'Ghost Galaxy' Made Up Of 99.9% Dark Matter

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered the largest ‘ghost galaxy’ in known existence, made up of 99.99% black matter. The discovery makes the galaxy, which h...

'Finding Dory' Makes a Splash in the UK

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Finding Dory made a splash at its UK Premiere, as the rain began to pour with the arrival of the films main star, Ellen DeGeneres. Thankfully it didn'...

Road to Wembley: My Men United March on Last Leg

Jeff Stelling | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Sport
Jeff Stelling

Nine down, one to go - the end really is in sight. We've been over hills, down dales, along canals, over fields and stiles. Truly a walk on the wild side for this gentleman of the road and my trusty wingman Russ Green, who has walked every step with me. And we're getting cracking support as we inch closer to the finish.

Oscar Fever

John Hiscock | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
John Hiscock

Oscars frenzy has well and truly taken over Los Angeles. And as the 2016 awards season comes to a close we wait in anticipation for the biggest show of them all, The 88th Academy Awards. For those of us lucky enough to work in the entertainment industry here in Hollywood it's the most exciting, if a little tiring, few weeks of the year...

The Starman, David Bowie, Will Forever Shine Brightly In Soaring Constellation Tribute

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

A constellation in the shape of a lightening bolt has been named after the late singer David Bowie. The tribute, based on the iconic cover to Bowie...

This Is What The Brightest Galaxy In The Early Universe Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Tech

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) have just come across a rather beautiful discovery. While conducting a more expansive study of the skies wi...

Solar Eclipse Proves We Cannot Trust the Sun

James Moran | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

The Sun is in fact a spherical ball of molten hot plasma with a diameter about 109 times that of the Earth. Not sounding so nice anymore, right?

This Teenage Star Is A Swirling Mass Of Light And Dust

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Tech

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has managed to produce another incredible picture in 2015, this time showing us a rare glimpse of a young star env...

If Another Star Replaced The Sun, This Is What It Would Look Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech

What would happen if another star replaced our sun? Well, almost inevitably the world would be destroyed in a calamitous, unknowable combination of...

Rogue Sun Could Wipe Out Life On Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Tech

A German scientist has suggested that a rogue star will pass by our solar system causing life-threatening comet showers to rain down on Earth. Dr C...

'Super Earth' Discovered

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have found a 'Super Earth' planet orbiting a star just like our sun using a ground based telescope for the first time. The Nordic Optic...

'Impossible' Dead Star Found

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered a dead star so bright it can only be described as "impossible". The object was previously thought to be a black hole, b...

'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...

Scientists Use Lasers To Create A Supernova

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech

If ever there's a phrase that needed to be said it's: 'Exploding star using lasers'. Thankfully scientists at Oxford University heard our calls and ha...

'Eye Of Sauron' Star Is Root Of All Evil

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Tech

Space can be a beautiful thing. It can also be deeply scary as this image of a star proves. Nicknamed 'The Eye Of Sauron' this is actually a ringed...

What Happens When A Star 20 Times As Big As The Sun Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have confirmed that a star 20 times as big as our own died in a giant supernova, which was caught on camera. A supernova is an enormous ...

This Is The Oldest Star In The Universe

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers say they have found the oldest star in the universe. A team from the Australian National University said their star was formed 13.6 bil...

PICS: Sudden Supernova In M82 Galaxy Rips Apart The Night Sky (A Bit)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have been stunned by the appearance of a new supernova in the night sky. A star in the galaxy M82 has exploded - or at least, the light...

Physicists Find Evidence For 'Nuclear Pasta' At Heart Of Neutron Stars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Tech

Physicists have found evidence for a new form of matter labelled - in humorously confusing style - 'nuclear pasta'. The discovery was made by exami...

WATCH: Massive Star Explosion Is The Biggest On Record

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has photographed what could be the most powerful supernova ever discovered. The massive gamma-ray burst was the brightest and longest ever rec...

Would You Rather Be Famous Or Live A Long Life?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A shortened life may be the price of fame on the stage, screen and sports field, new research suggests. Actors, singers, musicians and dancers, as ...

Super Massive 'Vampire' Stars May Draw Life From Older Neighbours

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech

Small stars may grow into giants by 'feeding' off a group of older stars, according to new research. The theory may help to explain how stars up to...

Super Massive 'Vampire' Stars May Draw Life From Older Neighbours

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech

Small stars may grow into giants by 'feeding' off a group of older stars, according to new research. The theory may help to explain how stars up to...

'Fastest-Ever' Star Orbits Black Hole At 2 Million MPH

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

Astronomers have found an astonishing star and black hole in deep space which orbit each other every 2 hours. Known as a black hole X-ray binary sy...

Third-Closest Star System To Earth Discovered

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have found the third closest star system to our own - the nearest in almost a century. The snappily named system - official moniker WIS...