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# space - Sunday 10 August, 2014

You think the supermoon looks cool out your window? Check it out from ISS
# Moonset
# Moonset

You think the supermoon looks cool out your window? Check it out from ISS

Aug 10th 2014, 9:19 PM 30,609 Views 29 Comments

Oleg Artemyev did some moongazing from the space station.

# space - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related
# The Sky At Night
# The Sky At Night

Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related

Aug 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,763 Views 4 Comments

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# space - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Rosetta spacecraft reaches comet it's been chasing for ten years
# Together At Last
# Together At Last

Rosetta spacecraft reaches comet it's been chasing for ten years

Aug 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,321 Views 76 Comments

For today, Rosetta will travel alongside the comet but will later start its orbits.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Aug 6th 2014, 8:22 AM 12,807 Views 3 Comments

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# space - Monday 4 August, 2014

'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target
# Hey Rosetta
# Hey Rosetta

'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target

Aug 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 17,568 Views 49 Comments

“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.

# space - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Tiger Woods vents frustration as Garcia maintains WGC Bridgestone lead
# Swear Jar
From The42
# Swear Jar

Tiger Woods vents frustration as Garcia maintains WGC Bridgestone lead

Aug 2nd 2014, 2:34 PM 6,435 Views 8 Comments

The American attracted criticism after swearing at a cameraman this afternoon.

# space - Friday 1 August, 2014

You can now pay to send your dead pet's remains into space
# Grim
From The Daily Edge
# Grim

You can now pay to send your dead pet's remains into space

Aug 1st 2014, 4:00 PM 1,207 Views 2 Comments

It’s what your pet would have wanted.

# space - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN
# Research
# Research

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 62 Views 26 Comments

International project collaboration, such as the pan-EU radio telescope LOFAR, would benefit Irish businesses and tourism, as well as our IT and science graduates.

# space - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Political favouritism can now be seen from space
# All Of The Lights
# All Of The Lights

Political favouritism can now be seen from space

Jul 17th 2014, 6:08 PM 11,824 Views 13 Comments

A new study by an Australian university has used night time light to establish that economic activity gravitates towards the birth places of political leaders.

# space - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Lots of people are thinking about getting home extensions this year
# Home Improvement
# Home Improvement

Lots of people are thinking about getting home extensions this year

Jul 15th 2014, 10:06 AM 11,762 Views 19 Comments

In Dublin, the average cost of extending your home is 15% higher than in rural areas.

# space - Friday 11 July, 2014

The most spectacular piece of rubbish you're likely to see
# Ultimate Fireball
# Ultimate Fireball

The most spectacular piece of rubbish you're likely to see

Jul 11th 2014, 7:54 AM 15,113 Views 13 Comments

Space junk from a Russian rocket lit up the Australian sky.

# space - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan
# Typhoon Neoguri
# Typhoon Neoguri

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Jul 10th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,190 Views 14 Comments

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit
# To Boldly Float
# To Boldly Float

SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit

Jul 10th 2014, 10:22 AM 6,438 Views 31 Comments

A few weeks into orbit, the LightSail’s wings will expand, making it visible from Earth.

# space - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,037 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

From €10k houses to an entire shopping centre: A look at today's Allsop auction properties
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

From €10k houses to an entire shopping centre: A look at today's Allsop auction properties

Jul 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 31,168 Views 12 Comments

If you’ve a few grand or a few million to spare, or just fancy a look at what’s on offer — there are some unusual lots up for sale in the RDS today…

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts
# Cheap Trip
# Cheap Trip

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts

Jul 1st 2014, 7:33 AM 4,121 Views 18 Comments

India’s domestically-produced Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off yesterday carrying satellites from France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.

# space - Friday 27 June, 2014

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?
# Reid Wiseman
From The Daily Edge
# Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

Jun 27th 2014, 10:26 PM 15,131 Views 15 Comments

It’s been captured in Vine format, something astronauts on the ISS are mad for these days.

# space - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie
# Greetings Earthlings
# Greetings Earthlings

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

Jun 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 10,221 Views 20 Comments

“This is me at work #busy #casualTuesday #cantwaittilpayday”

Ancient Earth-sized 'diamond' discovered in space
# Diamonds In The Sky
# Diamonds In The Sky

Ancient Earth-sized 'diamond' discovered in space

Jun 24th 2014, 11:42 AM 11,776 Views 37 Comments

Coldest, dimmest white dwarf ever detected has been located in space about 900 light-years from Earth.

# space - Monday 23 June, 2014

What redesigning a bus shelter says about Cork City
# Architecture
# Architecture

What redesigning a bus shelter says about Cork City

Jun 23rd 2014, 1:31 PM 12,493 Views 15 Comments

A new exhibition took four bus shelters and paired users with architects.

# space - Sunday 22 June, 2014

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space
# Art At Home
# Art At Home

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 14,963 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to the creators of a new ‘one-stop-shop’ DIY guide to creating live/work units in empty spaces.

You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland
# Noctilucent
# Noctilucent

You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:15 AM 16,266 Views 12 Comments

These occur so high in the atmosphere that astronauts on the ISS can see them not too far below them.

# space - Monday 16 June, 2014

Hey, that's us! Astronaut tweets shot of a (mostly) cloudless Ireland
# ISS
From The Daily Edge
# ISS

Hey, that's us! Astronaut tweets shot of a (mostly) cloudless Ireland

Jun 16th 2014, 10:55 PM 36,858 Views 44 Comments

Thanks, Commander Reid Wiseman

# space - Thursday 12 June, 2014

This is NASA's warp drive spaceship that could make interstellar travel a reality
# Intergalactic
# Intergalactic

This is NASA's warp drive spaceship that could make interstellar travel a reality

Jun 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 17,102 Views 60 Comments

Well, in theory, anyway.

# space - Friday 6 June, 2014

These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize
# Satellite Of Love
# Satellite Of Love

These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize

Jun 6th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,605 Views 5 Comments

The team from Crescent College Comprehensive came third in a European competition for their CanSat.

# space - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
# Hubble Hubble
# Hubble Hubble

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Jun 4th 2014, 4:13 PM 12,751 Views 29 Comments

Shiny!

# space - Friday 16 May, 2014

Tiny copy of the Bible which was on board Apollo 13 sells at auction
# Lunar Bible
# Lunar Bible

Tiny copy of the Bible which was on board Apollo 13 sells at auction

May 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,250 Views 40 Comments

The microform Bible, which measures just 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches, sold for $75,000.

# space - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The final frontier: Cork company set for space trip after contract win
# Rebel Alliance
# Rebel Alliance

The final frontier: Cork company set for space trip after contract win

May 15th 2014, 11:04 AM 6,128 Views 15 Comments

A medical devices company in Cork has won a €1 million contract with the European Space Agency

# space - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down
# Major Gone
# Major Gone

Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down

May 13th 2014, 10:22 PM 16,166 Views 19 Comments

Hadfield spent months getting the rights, but Bowie only gave him a year to keep the video up.

# space - Friday 25 April, 2014

The world's longest conveyor belt is clearly visible from space
# Wheeee
From The Daily Edge
# Wheeee

The world's longest conveyor belt is clearly visible from space

Apr 25th 2014, 9:20 AM 5,578 Views 1 Comment

It’s 100km long and runs across a desert.

# space - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)
# Brother From Another Mother
# Brother From Another Mother

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)

Apr 17th 2014, 10:53 PM 22,087 Views 84 Comments

The planet is snappily named Kepler 186f.

# space - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn
# Whole Of The Moon
# Whole Of The Moon

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn

Apr 16th 2014, 9:54 PM 12,178 Views 15 Comments

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

# space - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like

Apr 15th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,902 Views 32 Comments

Futuristic.

Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April
# I Spy
# I Spy

Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April

Apr 15th 2014, 10:19 AM 17,108 Views 26 Comments

The ISS will be visible in the skies every night for the next seven days.

# space - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix
# Repairs
# Repairs

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix

Apr 12th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,592 Views 17 Comments

However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.

# space - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky
# Stargazger
# Stargazger

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky

Apr 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 36 Views 14 Comments

With Mars currently in opposition, and shining with an orange tinge, Conor Farrell explores our fascination with the Red Planet.

# space - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket
# Vertigo
# Vertigo

Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket

Apr 8th 2014, 4:22 PM 9,117 Views 11 Comments

For a securely fastened camera that is.

# space - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Interested in space and science? Cork to hold NASA hackathon next week
# Hackathon
# Hackathon

Interested in space and science? Cork to hold NASA hackathon next week

Apr 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 5,383 Views 2 Comments

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is aimed at secondary school and third-level students and will tackle themes such as human space flight, asteroids and robotics.

# space - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study
# Clear Eyes Round Heart
# Clear Eyes Round Heart

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study

Mar 29th 2014, 4:15 PM 8,622 Views 5 Comments

Astronauts’ hearts also got weaker because the heart doesn’t work as hard in space, say researchers.

# space - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?
# Big Bang
# Big Bang

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?

Mar 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 41 Views 83 Comments

A new discovery has shed light on the beginning of the universe itself and will help us to understand how gravitational extremes like black holes work, writes Conor Farrell.