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WATCH: Dreamy Time-Lapse Of Northern Lights

Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 04.23.2014 | Science

Earth Day 2014 may be over, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop marveling at our amazing planet. From volcanic eruptions to powerful twisters to b...

At Night's End: Celebrating Dark Sky Week

Dr. Tyler Nordgren | Posted 04.22.2014 | Science
Dr. Tyler Nordgren

This week the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), astronomy clubs, and a host of U.S. national parks across the country celebrate International Dark Sky Week to raise awareness of light pollution.

Requiem for a Heavyweight -- One Of Rooney's Finest

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

He made a pretty good bad boy, that Rooney. And yet, I was totally unprepared, decades later, for his gritty, unflinchingly, unflatteringly realistic portrayal of Army, in Rod Serling's searing Requiem for a Heavyweight.

Counting the Stars in the Milky Way

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

All you have to do is do a Google search on this topic and you come up with a whole slew of answers from as few as 100 billion to over 1 trillion stars. Why can't astronomers nail this number down to better than a factor of ten?

WATCH: What Happens When A Star Falls Into A Black Hole

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.20.2014 | Science

When a black hole swallows a star, things get violent. Very violent. At least, that's what scientists found in a new study when they used computer...

Why YouTube Star Driven Film 'Camp Takota' Is Worth Watching!

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

We sent the always fun Flula to the Camp Takota Premiere Party Tuesday where YouTube stars like Tyler Oakley, Chester See, Rhett & Link, and the Hol...

Weird 'Cloud' Takes Astronomers By Surprise

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 02.13.2014 | Science

A dusty gas cloud around a young sun-like star is surprising astronomers with its strange chemistry, suggesting that such planet-forming disks may b...

Space Telescope Helps Solve Mystery Of Massive 'Burnouts'

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science

Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories, astronomers are learning why some massive galaxies hit their peak young and quit...

Rachel Frederickson Lost Weight, But We're the Biggest Losers

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

It's fruitless to speculate and spar over Frederickson's health, her motives, or her emotional or psychological well-being. These are conversations that distract us from considering the roles we play in keeping reality entertainment in big business.

Twinkle, Twinkle

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel

Now you can hunt for leprechauns and meteors, all in the same place. Kerry County is the world's newest -- and Ireland's first -- International Da...

An Incredible Look at a Star Cluster

David J. Eicher | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

The light your eye captures from this object tonight has traveled through space since Galileo first used a telescope.

5 Hollywood Hair Myths (and DIY Cheats to Get Red-Carpet Hair at Home)

Andrea Pomerantz Lustig | Posted 03.14.2014 | Style
Andrea Pomerantz Lustig

With award season once again upon us, we'll see plenty of breathtaking celebrity hair inspiration in the next few weeks, so I thought I'd debunk a few Hollywood hair myths and show you some easy ways to cheat the celebrity hair look at home.

Now Is the Time to See Jupiter!

David J. Eicher | Posted 03.05.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

Jupiter is at maximum brilliancy, reflecting the greatest amount of sunlight straight back to us, and it's also visible all night, rising at sunset and setting at sunrise.

WATCH: Stunning Time-Lapse Will Make You Want To Travel To Bavaria Right Now

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

Jonathan Besler knows how to capture beauty in a lens. The German photographer took over 35,000 pictures to create this incredible video montage d...

'Ultimate Discovery Machine' Launched Into Space

AP | DANICA COTO and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 12.19.2013 | Science

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency successfully launched its star-surveying satellite Gaia into space Thursday in a bid to produce the most acc...

LOOK: The Power Of Perspective

Posted 12.12.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Maui Time-Lapse Video Lets You Stargaze Like Never Before

Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

It boggles the mind that someone gets paid to experience things like this first hand. Capt. Shahn Rashid of the United States Air Force works atop...

University Warns Students Against Wearing Insensitive Costumes

Posted 10.28.2013 | College

The University of Colorado Boulder is generating some controversy for asking students not to wear Halloween costumes that perpetuate racial, cultural ...

Starstruck: Parshat Lech Lecha

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.08.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

G-d tells Abraham that his descendants will be as numerous as the dust of the earth, the stars in the sky, and the sand on the seashore. What can we learn from the different similes?

WATCH: Odd Spinning Star May Hold Key To Cosmic Mystery

The Huffington Post | Miriam Kramer | Posted 09.26.2013 | Science

A perplexing fast-spinning star just might be the "missing link" in a long-standing pulsar mystery, scientists say. The so-called neutron star — a...

Lena Dunham's Red Carpet Curse

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 11.25.2013 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

Sure, we've all decided on our favorite looks from the Emmy's. Some of us even had opinions before the stars set foot out of their cars. Like me with Lena Dunham. I always know she's going to look mildly disheveled. Is that fair? No. Is it true? Yes.

What Is a Bow Shock? Voyager 1 Spacecraft is Arrived

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science
Alison Winfield Burns

An editor at Bloomberg asked me the other day, "What is a bow shock?" My hand flies with delight to respond, because plasma shocks were my undergrad research topic at Columbia. . .

Strange Traits Of 'Failed Stars' Unveiled

Space.com | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science

The best look yet at mysterious brown dwarfs, strange cosmic oddities that blur the lines between stars and planets, has revealed just how large and c...

'Magnetic Monster' Discovered Lurking Inside Dead Star

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

Hiding in the recesses of a dead star is an ultra-strong magnetic field bursting from its surface in the form of X-rays, astronomers report. The sur...

Astronomers Expected To Announce Major Discovery

Space.com | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

Astronomers working with the Very Large Telescope in Chile plan to announce a "major result" Wednesday (Aug. 28). The finding relates to research on ...