Telescope

Scientists Blow Up Mountain So They Can See Into Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have blown the top off of a mountain in Chile. Don't worry though, it's all in the name of space exploration. The mountain has been give...

Neutrinos with the Euclid Space Telescope

Anais Rassat | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Tech
Anais Rassat

Euclid is a space telescope planned for launch in 2020 by the European Space Agency, and will make a map of the distribution of billions of galaxies in the Universe. This will make it possible to map the history and evolution of the dark Universe, which is the name given to describe everything we do not understand about the Universe.

There Goes The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

There hasn’t been a total solar eclipse in Queensland, Australia, for over 1,300 years – but that’s about to change. Between 5.45 and 7.40am ...

World's Fastest Telescope Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Tech

The Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), the world's fastest telescope, was officially launched in the wilderness of Western Australia...

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...

PHOTOS: 'Extremely Large Telescope' Given Green Light In Europe

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Tech

A new European telescope destined to become the world's biggest eye on the sky has been given the green light. Plans to build the £900m European E...

LOOK: The Nearest Black Hole To Earth

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Tech

Spiral galaxy NGC 4151 may not have the snappiest of names, but as this image proves, it sure looks impressive. Using data from the NASA's Chandra...

Astronomers Discover Earth-Like Planet In 'Habitable' Zone

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered an Earth-like planet located in the "goldilocks" or "Habitable" zone, suitable for life. Kepler 22-b, located 600 light...

Work Experience Student Discovers Asteroids

Melanie Hick | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK

A sixth form student from Wales has uncovered more than 20 new asteroids and a comet while on a summer work experience placement. Hannah Blyth from...