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Movie Academy Journeys to Mars and (Far) Beyond at Sold-Out Event

Jonathan Handel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

"What's anything without a trip to Mars?," asked NASA's Eric De Jong Tuesday night on stage at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. No ...

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Planet's Evaporating Atmosphere

Posted 06.29.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 06/29/2012 02:56 PM EDT on A Jupiter-size planet around a distant star has given astronomers a rare gl...

LOOK: Galaxies Seem To Collide In Tricky Telescope Image

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 06/14/2012 11:43 AM EDT on The Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a spectacular new image of two galaxies ...

Mysterious Bright Spots May Verify Einstein Theory

| Posted 06.06.2012 | Science

By Ron Cowen (View original article) Even gravitational monsters can get the heave-ho. Two mysterious bright spots in a disheveled, distant galax...

NASA Accepts Enormous Gift From Unlikely Source

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- NASA has received a gift from an unexpected source – the nation's satellite spy agency. The space agency confirmed Monday that it...

Rare Planetary Event To Be Viewed With Collossal 'Mirror'

Posted 05.08.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 05/07/2012 05:40 PM EDT on Scientists are planning to use NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to observe next...

LOOK: Coolest Images From Hubble Telescope After 22 Years In Space

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

The Hubble Space Telescope launched on April 24, 1990, ushering in a new era in space exploration. From its low-earth orbit, the telescope can take...

LOOK: Massive Stars Look Marvelous In Space Telescope Mosaic

Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 04/17/2012 10:03 AM EDT on A stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope has captured an unprece...

LOOK: Space Shuttle To Fly Low Over Nation's Capital

Posted 04.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, be sure to look up for a rare and wonderful air show. The Space Shuttle Discovery is expected to fly over landmarks in th...

LOOK: First Photo Of Auroras On Uranus

| Sid Perkins | Posted 04.14.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON – For the first time, scientists have captured images of auroras above the giant ice planet Uranus, finding further evidence of just how ...

LOOK: Shuttle's Crazy Cockpit On Display As Retired Spacecrafts Head To New Homes

Posted 04.09.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/03/2012 11:35 AM EDT on A retired NASA space shuttle and an early prototype for the winged spacecraft will...

Washing Machine Should Last As Long As Hubble Telescope

Steven Kurlander | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Steven Kurlander

Planned obsolescence should become itself an obsolete economic standard. Washing machines should again be built to last decades -- or at least as long as the Hubble Telescope sends back images of our universe.

Unusual Alien Super-Earth May Be First 'Waterworld'

Posted 02.22.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 02/21/2012 11:33 AM EST on Scientists have discovered a new type of alien planet — a steamy waterworl...

I'm With Stupid: The Bizarro Mirror at the Center of the Universe

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.11.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Based on my routinely exhibited ability to make grandiose statements that can't be proven wrong but for which I nevertheless have no proof, I've always thought I would make an excellent astrophysicist.

PHOTOS: Amazing Images Of The 2012 Solar Storm

Posted 01.25.2012 | Science

A solar storm created a dazzling light show in the northern latitudes of Earth on Tuesday. The storm also bombarded the Earth with radiation in the fo...

Amazing New View Of Famous Astronomy Pic

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released incredible new images captured by the Herschel space telescope. To the average backyard astronomer, th...

PHOTO: Take Us To Galaxy Centaurus A!

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

NASA's recent image of the day is a doozy. The stunning image of Galaxy Centaurus A was taken in July 2010 with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3. Cent...

Hubble Telescope Looks Toward Galaxy Clusters To Find Dark Matter

| Posted 11.18.2011 | Green

By Kelly Oakes (Click here for original article.) Galaxies do not usually exist alone. They tend to bunch together in small groups, like the Local...

American Space Research: An Also-Ran?

Seth Shostak | Posted 09.16.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

For a generation, this country led the way in both space exploration and astronomy. So it's clearly a wrench to see America -- whose cultural soul was forged by frontier heroes -- giving up the final frontier.

Tips for NASA: Houston, You Have a Problem

John Bobey | Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

You shot yourself in the foot by calling them Space Shuttles. "Shuttles" don't boldly go where no man has gone before, they go to Chicago, and occasionally bring you from Parking Lot T to the front entrance of the State Fair.

LOOK: A 'Rose' Made Of Galaxies

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.20.2011 | Technology

The Hubble space telescope celebrates its 21st year in orbit on April 20, 2011. To celebrate this milestone, NASA has released a show-stopping ima...

PHOTOS: Oldest Galaxy Ever Discovered

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(Scroll down for photos) WASHINGTON (AP) — An international team of astronomers say they've glimpsed the earliest galaxy yet, a smudge of light f...

Hubble Snaps Image Of 'Strangely Alive' Space Oddity

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

(SETH BORENSTEIN, AP) WASHINGTON -- The Hubble Space Telescope got its first peek at a mysterious giant green blob in outer space and found that it's ...

NASA: Hubble Telescope Replacement Delayed, Over Budget

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The cost of NASA's replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope is giving new meaning to the word astronomical, growing another $1.5 ...

Can We Predict the Future of the Stars?

Santhosh Mathew, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Santhosh Mathew, PhD

In many cultures, stars play a major role in predicting the future of humans and their world. Now, humans, with the help of Hubble telescope, say they can predict the future of the stars -- for at least 10,000 years into the future.