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# space - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Political favouritism can now be seen from space

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# space - Friday 27 June, 2014

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

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

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

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

Ancient Earth-sized ‘diamond’ discovered in space

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

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

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 This post contains images

You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland

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

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

# space - Thursday 12 June, 2014

# space - Friday 6 June, 2014

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

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

# space - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

# space - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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

# space - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Business ETC The final frontier: Cork company set for space trip after contract win Rebel Alliance

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

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

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

# space - Friday 25 April, 2014

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

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

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

# space - Thursday 17 April, 2014

# space - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

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

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

# space - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

# space - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC Interested in space and science? Cork to hold NASA hackathon next week Hackathon

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

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

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?

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.

# space - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Astronaut sends wonderful Irish St. Patrick’s Day greeting from space Lá Fhéile Pádraig

# space - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The Score Rugby technique: Counter-attacking against the grain offers real chances Space

Rugby technique: Counter-attacking against the grain offers real chances

Shifting possession to the far side of the pitch following a transfer of possession may not always be the ideal tactic.

# space - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Scientists are planning to zap space debris with lasers

It’s hoped scenarios like the one depicted in the sci-fi movie ‘Gravity’ can be prevented by striking dangerous bits of debris with lasers based on Earth.

# space - Monday 10 March, 2014

An ‘extremely bright’ fireball was spotted over Ireland

If you did, you weren’t alone.

# space - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jean Claude Van Damme performs his epic splits in zero gravity space Sculpted To Perfection

# space - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Column: Is space exploration worth the money?

Might the money spent on space exploration by governments and scientific institutes be better used for “real world” problems? Conor Farrell takes a look.

# space - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From The Score Analysis: England’s aggressive defence can be broken down by Ireland Analysis

Analysis: England’s aggressive defence can be broken down by Ireland

With Stuart Lancaster’s men rushing up, there may be space for Ireland on the outside edges and in behind.

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