# stars - Monday 20 October, 2014
The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.
# stars - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
We’ve picked out players from Toulon, Munster, Northampton, Saracens and Leinster as influential figures.
# stars - Thursday 9 October, 2014
No prizes for guessing which Tipperary player has made the cut.
# stars - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Joe Hart, David Alaba and Gareth Bale all feature in our best XI from week one.
# stars - Monday 28 July, 2014
Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.
# stars - Monday 14 July, 2014
Philipp Lahm, Toni Kroos, Lionel Messi and more players who stood out.
# stars - Monday 7 July, 2014
Mats Hummels, Thiago Silva and other individuals who have caught the eye.
# stars - Friday 4 July, 2014
Twinkle, twinkle little star.
# stars - Monday 23 June, 2014
We’ve picked out five players who impressed in the international fixtures over the past month.
# stars - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Do you hear the boyband sing?
# stars - Friday 23 May, 2014
Some of the greats of the game have never managed to claim the Celtic Cross.
# stars - Sunday 11 May, 2014
The club were crowned Premier League champions after beating Man City earlier today.
# stars - Sunday 13 April, 2014
Do you hear the people sing?
# stars - Monday 10 March, 2014
If you did, you weren’t alone.
# stars - Saturday 8 March, 2014
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.
# stars - Monday 27 January, 2014
An area of the county will now be classified as a ‘Dark Sky’ region.
# stars - Sunday 12 January, 2014
It’s been said that we are all made of ‘starstuff’. It’s an awe-inspirining statement, but how accurate is it? Conor Farrell explains.
# stars - Wednesday 1 January, 2014
Two Leinster men and one each from Munster, Connacht and Ulster make the list.
# stars - Saturday 28 December, 2013
The leading footballers and hurlers who bowed out this year.
# stars - Wednesday 25 December, 2013
We’ve picked out five men who were unstoppable forces this year.
Nobody does Christmas like old famous people.
Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez and Petr Cech are among those who make the cut.
# stars - Monday 23 December, 2013
Featuring Rob Heffernan, Johnny Sexton, Cora Staunton and more…
# stars - Friday 20 December, 2013
Today engineers will command Gaia to perform the first of two critical thruster firings to ensure it’s on the right trajectory.
# stars - Saturday 14 December, 2013
Short days can hinder what we can do with our free time – but there is plenty to see and do at night, even in these days of less money to spend, astronomy is a surprisingly inexpensive (and often free!) hobby to enjoy, writes Conor Farrell.
# stars - Friday 22 November, 2013
Beyond Richie McCaw, Ma’a Nonu and Kieran Read; here are a trio of top quality Kiwis.
# stars - Saturday 16 November, 2013
Away from lights, the skies over Ireland can be spectacular, as this photo proves.
# stars - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie assesses his three most high-profile backs ahead of the clash with Ireland.
# stars - Saturday 9 November, 2013
# stars - Friday 18 October, 2013
It’s just love and stolen art, darling.
# stars - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Areas between Dublin and Bantry Bay in Cork should be able to see it tonight.
# stars - Monday 13 May, 2013
The channel made a video to mark the players’ imminent departures.
The Cannes Film Festival begins this week and runs until 26 May.
# stars - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
Check out who made the cut this time around, as we single out the weekend’s most impressive performers.
# stars - Monday 31 December, 2012
We separate the great from the good following another round of cross-channel action.
# stars - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.
# stars - Monday 24 December, 2012
Check out who made the cut in our pick of England’s finest footballers over the past few days.
# stars - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
Featuring Norwich’s star Irish duo and the architects behind Arsenal’s stunning display last night.
# stars - Saturday 15 December, 2012
It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.
# stars - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
Check out who impressed us following another dramatic week of action in England’s top flight.