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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# science week

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Opinion: How life on Mars made me a better citizen of Earth
Dr Niamh Shaw says it took her Mars simulation training for her to realise just how precious life on Earth really is.
Feeling tired these days? Send us your questions for a sleep expert
This could be your chance to catching those elusive eight hours.
Bread-baking in space and DIY holograms: 5 Science Week events for kids of all ages
Science Week kicks off next Monday November 11, and here’s what’s on for mini Einsteins.
How playing with bubbles can teach kids to be scientists
The Science of Bubbles is part of Science Week, which is promoting science and discovery across Ireland.
Robots like Stevie could allow the elderly to live in their own homes for longer
A team of researchers at Trinity have been given funding by Enterprise Ireland to develop a robot to assist with the elderly.
Can flying kites teach you about science? These guys think so
Go Fly A Kite workshops will aim to teach young people about science and creativity over Science Week Ireland.
Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking?
It’s something a lot of us are afraid of.
RTÉ is going to be airing a three-day live television event ...all about the weather
The live event is part of RTÉ’s upcoming Science Week.
'It's not social to be on social media': The Irishman moving off-the-grid for a happier life
An RTÉ documentary airing tonight explores how much our digital fingerprint is telling the world about us.
5 nifty science experiments you can do at home with the kids
Weird science.
This scientist would happily kick a panda to death... but only to save another species
Poor pandas.
'Everything is potentially toxic - even coffee and chocolate'*
*But it’s really really hard to overdose on either.
Handy or just creepy - how do algorithms influence our buying habits?
We spoke to Mark Brophy from Clever Bug to find out more…
The science of recovery - how you can get the most out of your body
From diet to hydration, these are they keys to preparing for the next session.
What do pandas, coffee and your brain have in common?
Hint: It’s got something to do with Science Week…
This is a really lovely science experiment you can do with your kids
A little food dye, a little water, a little patience – a rainbow-coloured surprise.
Science Week: The answers so you can enjoy your Friday night
Have you been taking part in our Brainteaser series? See how many you’ve got right.
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Thursday night
How smart are you?
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Wednesday night
How smart are you?
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Tuesday night
How smart are you?
Science Week: A question to tease your brain on a Monday night
How smart are you?
Space man: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to give talk in Dublin
Nespoli is in Ireland and will give a talk from 12pm – 1pm tomorrow at the Little Museum of Dublin. What would you like to ask him?
Freeze water in an instant... and more Science Week magic*
(*it’s not magic, it’s science)