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# Curiosity

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# Curiosity
Jose Mourinho 'was always asking' about Bayern Munich
Bastian Schweinsteiger says the ex-Man United coach has a keen interest in the German side.
# Analysis
Deegan's daylight robbery against Zebre the latest Leinster Pro14 curiosity
Leinster’s recent games have thrown up some intriguing decisions.
# Red Planet
Nasa's Curiosity rover has sent back some holiday pics from Mars
The planet’s layered geologic past is shown in new color images returned by the unmanned rover, which is exploring lower Mount Sharp.
# Event Guide
These are the events you have been looking for: A look at what's going on this weekend
Planes, acrobats, stormtroopers and much more…
# Time Capsule
The National Gallery found these 114-year-old tickets under their floorboards
Do you know anything about it?
# aliens
Nasa isn't ruling out 'methane burps' as evidence of life on Mars
However, it could also mean that life once existed. It could also disappointingly be from another source.
# Say Cheese
We're being snapped from Mars
NASA’s curiosity rover has taken its first photo of Earth from Mars.
# Red Planet
Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study
New findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover found only tiny amounts of methane gas in the atmosphere, making it unlikely that there was life on Mars.
Curiosity rover marks one ground-breaking year of life on Mars
Today will see special NASA livestream events taking place to mark the work of the rover over the past 12 months.
# Red Planet
Mars is the next challenge for astronauts - but landing is the biggest obstacle
The Curiosity rover is the size of a small car – but now researchers are looking at how to land something the size of a two-storey house on Mars.
# Curiosity
Life on Mars: it was possible
Nasa Curiosity Rover, which is living on the Red Planet, has taken samples of rock for analysis by scientists back home.
# News In Pics
2012: a year in striking images
The year’s biggest news stories…in pics.
# Mars
Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings
NASA has downplayed talk of a ‘major discovery’ by its Curiosity rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the planet.
# wish you were here
Cheese! Mars Curiosity rover sends back its first high-resolution self-portrait
Curiosity has used its ‘hand lens imager’ to take 55 photos of itself – and stitch them into one single giant image.
# Oh The Humanity
The first song played on another planet is...
(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?
# Nextdoor
Behold! Mankind’s first high-resolution photo from another planet
NASA has released the first high-resolution photo from the Curiosity rover. This is how the neighbours live.
# Red Planet
VIDEO: NASA's Curiosity rover makes its landing on Mars
This video of Curiosity’s landing is humanity’s first recording of a touchdown on another planet.
# Mars
NASA reports damage to Curiosity wind instrument
The rover is being put through its paces ahead of its first drive on Mars today.
# Road Trip
Curiosity rover prepares to zap Mars rocks and hit the road
Researchers will be carrying out tests in the coming days to prepare the rover for its first journey across the surface of Mars.
# current affairs
Here is the week's news... skewed
BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.
# Space
New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet
See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.
Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.
Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.
# Mars
In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars
Rover snaps its surroundings…
# mars landing
PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars
It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.
# mars landing
VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today
Mars Landing! Whoo!
# The Red Planet
In pics: Missions to Mars through the years
As NASA lands a new exploratory probe on Mars, takes a look back over previous Mars missions…
# Mars
NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone
Curiosity’ is set to land on the red plant in early August.