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(Cosmically) Home for the Holidays (PHOTOS)

Kimberly K. Arcand | Posted 01.26.2014 | Science
Kimberly K. Arcand

Just as Holly Hunter is still really funny in Home for the Holidays no matter how many times we've seen it, our Solar System remains full of surprises and worth exploring, so we thought it was a good time to compile a list of our favorite places to visit in our cosmic home.

A 3-D Printer In Space Will Be Great News For Astronauts

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 11.29.2013 | Technology

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the ne...

LOOK: NASA Captures Strange 'Blue Clouds' Above The Marshall Islands

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science

NASA photographer John Grant has captured a strange sight above the Marshall Islands in the Pacific. The odd blue clouds look like a unique aurora ...

PHOTOS: NASA's Extreme Weather Contest Winners

Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

NASA just wrapped up its first installment of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Extreme Weather Photo competition, announcing the top 5 image...

NASA Serves Up Awesome Moon Photos Fourth-Graders Asked For

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- A NASA spacecraft in orbit around the moon has sent back five dozen new images of the lunar surface including a view of the far si...

LOOK: Vast Star Cluster Shines In High-Res Hubble Telescope Image

Posted 03.17.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/16/2012 12:26 PM EDT on Hundreds of thousands of glittering stars shine in a cluster at the center of ...

LOOK: Spectacular Image Of East Coast From Space

Posted 02.28.2012 | Science

NASA has released a dazzling picture from the International Space Station showing the Atlantic coast from Virginia to New York at a view of about 220 ...

LOOK: NASA Releases ANOTHER High-Definition Image Of Earth

Posted 02.06.2012 | Science

"Blue Marble 2012," a stunning image of Earth that NASA released last week, captured the imagination of the Web. It was among the most popular posts o...

What A 'Shooting Star' Looks Like From Space

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

NASA astronaut Ron Garan, who's currently aboard the International Space Station, wowed his 61,000 followers on Sunday with an incredible picture of ...