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You Can Make Your Voice Heard At COP21

Jonah Bryson | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Jonah Bryson

As a kid, I loved the oceans. I still do. However, last summer, I went diving in the Caribbean and experienced something that forever changed the way I saw the oceans. I didn't see an ecosystem full of bright reefs and all sorts of creatures... I saw dead reefs covering the ocean floor.

Look Up: How an Encounter With the Stars Showed My Kids They Are Not the Center of the Universe

Gina Maier | Posted 11.05.2016 | Parents
Gina Maier

"Am I that small? Is there really so much more out there, beyond my life, my world?" These are liberating thoughts for kids who largely believe the world revolves around them. Particularly this tech-saturated generation, where the world they know best fits in the palm of their hand -- aka their smartphones.

WATCH: An Astronaut's Guide To Optimism

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.30.2014 | Science

Who better to paint a portrait of the world than a man who has gotten the very biggest of the "big picture" views? In a year-end video uploaded to ...

Mustached Canadian Hadfield Reaches for Stars, Brings Space Imagery to Planet Earth

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weird News
Dr. Abraham Froman

You may have never heard of a Canadian person of facial hair named Chris Hadfield. But he is a hero to people of Mustached American heritage, the weaker Canadian species, and people of Delaware.

Celebrated Astronaut Shares Stunning Photos From His Time In Space

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.10.2014 | Science

From a bird's eye view of Niagara Falls to a breathtaking pic of the Windy City, astronaut Chris Hadfield became famous for his stunning photos of Ear...

Chris Hadfield Reveals His Hidden Talent--And His Pet Peeve

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.10.2014 | Science

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is certainly no stranger to fans of spaceflight. We've read his tweets from space. We listened as he covered Dav...

I'm Scared And Doing It Anyway

Lauree Ostrofsky | Posted 06.14.2014 | TED Weekends
Lauree Ostrofsky

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAt what I thought was a routine appointment in 2004, I met my little white blob face-to-face for the first time: A golf ball-sized brain tumor had lodged itself behind my right inner ear, intertwined with the delicate, wet-tissue-paper strands of my hearing, balance and facial nerves for what the doctors guessed was five years before it was found.

Why We All Want To Find 'The Edge'

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 06.11.2014 | TED Weekends
Rick Tumlinson

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe often mistake the artificial chemical and psychological thrill of fake edges for the real. In fact we often seek them out as a substitute for the reality of change, growth and exploration. Our minds and bodies help us in this, as they react much the same to this simulations as to the real world. Thus we scream in horror movies or amusement park rides and get a rush from blowing up the bad guys in video games.

WATCH: The Amazing Story Of How This Astronaut Went To Space, Went Blind And Returned To Earth Will Leave You In Awe

TEDTalks | Posted 06.11.2014 | TED Weekends

He tweeted from the International Space Station. Now astronaut Chris Hadfield tells the amazing story of going blind in space. Then he covers David Bowie, just because.

The Right Design Stuff Begins Here

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

Any event involving multiple astronauts is a "must-attend" for a self-defined space geek like me.

WATCH: Astronaut's Guide To Movember

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science

By now you're probably familiar with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and his five-month stint in space that came to an end this past summer. Wel...

Beloved Astronaut Learned A Lot About Spirituality In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.07.2013 | Religion

During an emotional interview with NPR's Terry Gross, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield opened up about his views on space, faith and our place in the...

What A Real Astronaut Thinks Of Sandra Bullock Space Movie

Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

Alfonso Cuaron's new film "Gravity," about two astronauts struggling to make it back to Earth after an accident incapacitates their space shuttle, pre...

WATCH: 10 Reasons To Love Science With Neil DeGrasse Tyson

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Science

Need a reason to love science? As part of Youtube's Geek Week, a Neil DeGrasse Tyson "hologram" -- sporting his trademark sun-and-moon vest -- has 10 ...

LOOK: You've Never Seen Niagara Falls Quite Like This

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green

Chris Hadfield may no longer be in space, but he's still flying high. On Monday, the former Canadian astronaut tweeted a spectacular photo taken while...

Rock Star Astronaut Hangs Up His Spacesuit | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 06.11.2013 | Science

Rock star astronaut Chris Hadfield, just returned from a five-month stint in orbit, will be hanging up his spacesuit for a new adventure, the Canadian...

WATCH: How To Eat Cake In Space

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

The no-gravity thing makes it just a little tricky.

WATCH: David Bowie Covered ... In Space

Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Chris Hadfield's David Bowie cover will be removed from YouTube. Hadfield posted about the removal on Reddit. Hello again reddit! It has...

ISS Dodges Cosmic Bullet...Almost

Posted 05.02.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 05/02/2013 10:08 AM EDT on Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have dodged a cosmic bullet .....

Spacecraft Glitch Puts Mission To ISS In Jeopardy

Posted 04.25.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/24/2013 10:48 AM EDT on An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft launched toward the International Space Sta...

Astronaut Sends Earth Day Greetings From ISS

Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/22/2013 12:03 PM EDT on Earth Day is even celebrated in space. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sent d...

WATCH: Watery Space Experiment Has Unexpected Results

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

What happens when you wring out a wet washcloth in space? Amazing, mind-bending, counterintuitive things -- just check out the video above. Chris H...

WATCH: What Happens When You Cry In Space?

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 04.11.2013 | Science

In space, no one can hear you scream -- at least that's how Hollywood promoted the 1979 blockbuster "Alien." But what happens if you cry in space? In ...

Astronaut Snaps AMAZING Photo Of Chicago From Space

Posted 03.08.2013 | Chicago

A Canadian astronaut on Thursday tweeted an amazing shot of the city of Chicago, as seen from orbit. Commander Chris Hadfield tweeted the image of ...

How To Make A Peanut Butter Sandwich In Space

Posted 02.25.2013 | Taste

We bet you never thought about space crumbs before, did you?