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Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration
# Polar Exploration
# Polar Exploration

Frank Hurley’s Antarctica: images of early 20th century polar exploration

Jul 29th 2012, 7:45 AM 6,965 Views 9 Comments

The Australian photographer travelled to Antarctica six times, including as part of the ill-fated Endurance expedition led by Shackleton.

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
# Lost A Bet
# Lost A Bet

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 PM 11,778 Views 27 Comments

The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.

US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson
# Discovery
# Discovery

US atom-smasher 'strongly' hints at finding Higgs boson

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:05 PM 12,058 Views 52 Comments

If it’s true it will be one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the past one hundred years.

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone
# Mars
# Mars

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone

Jun 12th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,384 Views 12 Comments

‘Curiosity’ is set to land on the red plant in early August.

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed
# Warriors
# Warriors

In pictures: Terracotta warriors unearthed

Jun 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,974 Views 3 Comments

Over 100 ancient figures have been found at a dig at the Qin Shihuang museum site in China.

Man's body found in Wexford home
# New Ross
# New Ross

Man's body found in Wexford home

May 29th 2012, 8:51 AM 3,244 Views 5 Comments

It is believed the man’s body may have lain in the house for some time. A post-mortem is being undertaken today to determine the cause of death.

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site
# Unearthed
# Unearthed

Archaeologists unearth treasures at Bible's Armageddon site

May 25th 2012, 9:24 PM 8,710 Views 22 Comments

The jewellery was discovered in a jug at the city the New Testament predicts will stage the final battle of Armageddon.

Clue to lost colony in ancient American map
# LOST COLONY
From The Daily Edge
# LOST COLONY

Clue to lost colony in ancient American map

May 4th 2012, 8:15 PM 6,978 Views 10 Comments

Too little too late for 16th century explorer who returned to find his town had upped and moved.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 17th 2012, 8:02 PM 4,375 Views 18 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011
# Discovery
# Discovery

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011

Apr 17th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,128 Views 6 Comments

As the retired shuttle prepares to make its last journey – by plane – to a museum in Washington, we look back over its 27-year career.

Great Balls of Fire! Bear Grylls throws some heat at L.A Dodgers game
# Flamethrower
From The42
# Flamethrower

Great Balls of Fire! Bear Grylls throws some heat at L.A Dodgers game

Apr 14th 2012, 2:28 PM 1,033 Views 0 Comments

The outback adventurer took pointless pyromania to a whole new level at a Major League Baseball clash

Skibbereen fire revealed cannabis plants worth €200,000
# Drugs
# Drugs

Skibbereen fire revealed cannabis plants worth €200,000

Mar 8th 2012, 8:20 AM 2,943 Views 8 Comments

The fire broke out in a premises on Skibbereen’s Main St yesterday – and when it was put out, the plants were discovered.

Body found in apartment block in Clonmel
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Body found in apartment block in Clonmel

Jan 18th 2012, 10:35 AM 3,140 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí say they are now treating the discovery of the body as suspicious and have opened an investigation.

Death of man and two children in Sligo believed to be accidental
# Sligo
# Sligo

Death of man and two children in Sligo believed to be accidental

Dec 19th 2011, 4:05 PM 7,632 Views 23 Comments

The bodies of a man and his two children were discovered just after 9.30pm last night.

Gallery: 'One of a kind' medieval house discovered in Co Clare
# Discovery
# Discovery

Gallery: 'One of a kind' medieval house discovered in Co Clare

Dec 6th 2011, 3:58 PM 4,506 Views 11 Comments

Archaeologists believe the timber-framed home is the oldest – and only – surviving example in Ireland.

Man's body pulled from the sea at the Cliffs of Moher
# Body Found
# Body Found

Man's body pulled from the sea at the Cliffs of Moher

Nov 10th 2011, 3:36 PM 2,174 Views 1 Comment

As part of an investigation into the death, gardaí also discovered a woman in her 50s who had been assaulted.

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain
# Discovery
# Discovery

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces "marijuana-like substances" to dull pain

Oct 11th 2011, 2:55 PM 1,247 Views 12 Comments

They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.

Body found in ditch in Co Galway
# Body Found
# Body Found

Body found in ditch in Co Galway

Oct 11th 2011, 11:39 AM 508 Views 0 Comments

Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast
# Jellyfish
# Jellyfish

Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast

Oct 10th 2011, 1:31 PM 2,661 Views 17 Comments

A Portuguese Man o’ War was spotted in Dingle yesterday – now another one has washed up in West Cork. People are being urged not to touch these poisonous sea creatures.

Quasicrystals discovery wins Nobel Prize for chemistry
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Quasicrystals discovery wins Nobel Prize for chemistry

Oct 5th 2011, 12:16 PM 325 Views 3 Comments

Watch Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman talk about the 1982 discovery he fought to have recognised and for which he has won a Nobel Prize.

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
# Experiments
# Experiments

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 713 Views 10 Comments

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

NUI Galway astronomers make pulsar discovery
# Space
# Space

NUI Galway astronomers make pulsar discovery

Aug 30th 2011, 11:32 AM 1,413 Views 2 Comments

The team’s discovery has paved the way for understanding how these rapidly spinning neutron stars work.

Baby woolly mammoth found in Russia's Arctic
# Baby Woolly
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Woolly

Baby woolly mammoth found in Russia's Arctic

Aug 19th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,141 Views 0 Comments

Remember Lyuba – the 40,000 year-old woolly mammoth that was discovered four years ago? They may have just found her friend.

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea
# Discovery
# Discovery

Irish scientists discover new life beneath the sea

Aug 5th 2011, 12:04 PM 5,304 Views 5 Comments

The discovery came during a 23-day mission out in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars

Aug 5th 2011, 9:28 AM 633 Views 2 Comments

Is there life on Mars? Perhaps, say NASA, as evidence of water has been found.

Vikings: not just long-haired men in horned hats
# Discovery
# Discovery

Vikings: not just long-haired men in horned hats

Jul 22nd 2011, 12:06 PM 1,119 Views 12 Comments

Archaeologists have discovered that a number of burials of what they thought were male Vikings were in fact female.

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots
# Discovery
# Discovery

Rosie O'Donnell uncovers her Kildare roots

Jul 12th 2011, 2:03 PM 2,422 Views 11 Comments

A trip back into her family’s past for a TV show revealed that the comedian’s great-great-grandfather and family lived in Naas workhouse during the Famine.

New Michelangelo work found in...Oxford?
# Discovery
# Discovery

New Michelangelo work found in...Oxford?

Jul 12th 2011, 12:38 PM 570 Views 0 Comments

An art scholar has claimed to have identified an unknown Michelangelo painting at the University of Oxford.

Diaries reveal depth of friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian teacher
# Discovery
# Discovery

Diaries reveal depth of friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian teacher

Mar 15th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,564 Views 0 Comments

Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a Muslim Indian, developed an intense friendship in the years before her death, newly-discovered diaries reveal.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 9th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,473 Views 2 Comments

In today’s Fix: Enda Kenny settles into Leinster House (photos) and announces his new cabinet; Gaddafi’s forces bomb Libyan oil city; and the Discovery shuttle touches down safely.

NASA's Discovery lands safely after final space mission
# Discovery
# Discovery

NASA's Discovery lands safely after final space mission

Mar 9th 2011, 5:19 PM 514 Views 0 Comments

The space agency’s most-travelled shuttle has landed in Florida after its crew carried out maintenance work on the International Space Station.

Space shuttle Discovery makes final voyage home
# Shuttle
# Shuttle

Space shuttle Discovery makes final voyage home

Mar 7th 2011, 2:35 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

After more than three decades of service, NASA’s space shuttle Discovery is completing its final mission.

Watch every moment of yesterday's NASA spacewalk
# NASA
# NASA

Watch every moment of yesterday's NASA spacewalk

Mar 1st 2011, 1:23 PM 866 Views 0 Comments

Watch all the action on the International Space Station as recorded by NASA during the event.

NASA launches Discovery shuttle for final space mission (Photos, Video)
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# Discovery

NASA launches Discovery shuttle for final space mission (Photos, Video)

Feb 25th 2011, 12:33 PM 1,570 Views 0 Comments

Mission to the International Space Station will bring the first humanoid robot into space and will focus on maintenance work aboard the ISS.

Discovery gunman shot dead
# Discovery Channel
# Discovery Channel

Discovery gunman shot dead

Sep 1st 2010, 11:48 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

Single gunman had taken hostages in TV station’s Maryland building.

Police say Discovery gunman holding “small number” of hostages
# Discovery Channel
# Discovery Channel

Police say Discovery gunman holding “small number” of hostages

Sep 1st 2010, 8:38 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

Local television identifies the man as environmental fanatic.

Scientists may have found 'God'
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From The Daily Edge
# Discovery

Scientists may have found 'God'

Jul 13th 2010, 11:50 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Italian physicist speaks of imminent discovery.