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Jonas Carpignano's Mediterranea in Cannes: The Humanity Beneath the Headlines

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

What drives an issue home each and every time is when it is made personal, when the headlines become faces, or in this case when the refugees of war, hunger, religion or politics, turn into human beings -- just like you and me.

Distant Space Probe Sees Its Own Spooky Shadow

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.04.2015 | Science

Punxsutawney Phil wasn't the only one who saw his shadow last month. Just 12 days after the groundhog ogled his umbra on Feb. 2, the European Spac...

This Week in Science: Mars Methane, Feathery Weather Forecasters, and Philae's Wake-Up Call

World Science Festival | Posted 02.18.2015 | Science
World Science Festival

NASA's Curiosity rover detected a burp of methane on Mars lasting for several months--possibly stemming from a geologic process called serpentinization, or possibly the signature of microscopic Martian life.

This Week in Science: Lakes on Mars, a Formula for Skipping Stones, and Rat Lingerie

World Science Festival | Posted 02.11.2015 | Science
World Science Festival

The 96-mile-wide crater that NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring probably once held a vast lake.

Comet Probe Shoots Down Popular Theory About Earth's Water

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science

Where did the Earth get its water? For years some scientists have argued that it was brought here by water-bearing comets that smashed into our planet...

Toast of the Week: The Best Way to Celebrate Mankind Landing on a Freakin' Comet | Posted 01.14.2015 | Taste

Space and booze have been making a lot of news recently. Perhaps someday we'll all be throwing back space beers on Mars.

Comet Lander Goes Dark

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2014 | Science

(Reuters) - A pioneering robotic spacecraft shut down on Saturday after radioing results of its first and probably last batch of scientific experiment...

Regaining Contact With the Heavens

Robert F. Darden | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion
Robert F. Darden

For the most part, we have lost contact with the heavens. The stars that gave our ancestors comfort and -- sometimes -- direction are nearly lost to us now. It is not just the light pollution of our cities, it is the blue-lit, seductive attraction of our digital devices that block us from looking to the night sky.

Σταθεροποιημένο στην επιφάνεια του κομήτη το Philae

Huffington Post Greece | Κώστα Μαυραγάνη | Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

Το σκάφος Philae, που απέτυχε να αγκιστρωθεί σωστά στην επιφάνεια του κομήτη 67P και αν...

Spacecraft Lands On Comet For The First Time

AP/HuffPost | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.12.2014 | Science

European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe on Wednesday successfully deployed its robotic lander Philae on the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Th...

How To Watch Historic Comet Landing

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.11.2014 | Science

The countdown is on for the European Space Agency's historic bid to land on a comet. The agency's Rosetta spacecraft is set to place its Philae rob...

Landing Site Selected For Historic Comet Mission

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Science

Now we know. The European Space Agency has picked the landing site on the comet that is the target of its historic Rosetta mission, the agency ann...

A Comet's Tale!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 11.05.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

It will be fun to see what turns up in the Rosetta and Philae images and data from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko! Astronomy is always full of surprises when you see something at high resolution for the first time.

LOOK: Rosetta Spies Something Strange On Comet 67P | Tariq Malik | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science

If you're a fan of the "Face on Mars," then you might just have a new best friend. A new photo from Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has captured what app...

Rosetta Space Probe Catches Up With Comet

AP | Posted 08.06.2014 | Science

DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — After a journey of 6.4 billion kilometers (4 billion miles), Europe's unmanned Rosetta probe reached its destination Wedne...

Comet Chaser To Attempt Historic Rendezvous This Week | Mike Wall | Posted 08.04.2014 | Science

After a 10-year, 4-billion-mile journey through deep space, a European probe will finally arrive at its comet destination this week. The European Sp...

Comet Chaser Makes Surprise Discovery

AP | Posted 09.16.2014 | Science

BERLIN (AP) - A space probe aiming to become the first to land on a comet has taken images that appear to show its target could actually be two separa...

After Long Sleep, Comet Chaser Gets Wake-Up Call | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Rosetta, the first spacecraft built to orbit a comet and land a probe on these icy nomads, is now waking up after more than two years of slumber, an...

'The Shawati' Interviews': Wadjda Filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

"It is easy to be pessimistic, and to feel like a victim, but we need films that inspire us to go out and change things for the better. We have plenty of tragedy in real life in this part of the world; we don't need films to reinforce an already pervasive sense of despair."

WATCH: Spacecraft Makes Tricky Landing On Comet

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 02.04.2012 | Science

What's it like to land on a comet? Thanks to the European Space Agency, we now have a pretty good idea. It's produced this animated video that shows w...