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# Exploration

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Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime
Niamh Shaw
Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life
How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years
Walkers invited to journey along five ancient routes and pick up their 'Pilgrim passport'
This elevator can bring you on a holiday into space*
Why science and space exploration needs more than those with a degree
The world's deepest living fish is 'unlike anything scientists have seen before'
How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?
Remember those people who want to live on Mars? They'd die after 68 days
British explorer ship lost in 1846 found in Canada
'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target
NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment
"We are not going to win overnight." - Anti-fracking activists as company prepares to start drilling
Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN
Conor Farrell
Losses mount at O'Reilly's Providence Resources
Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms
Column: Is space exploration worth the money?
Conor Farrell
Helicopter to rescue passengers on science ship trapped in Antarctica
Pros and cons of fracking in Ireland to be examined by two-year research study
10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained
Government asks experts for advice on Ireland's underexplored oil and gas
Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive
5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon
The Guide to Long Haul Flights
Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions
Column: We need education about porn, not censorship
Genevieve Shanahan
€20 million seismic survey hopes to reveal Ireland's true oil and gas wealth
Rabbitte: Fracking could be good for Ireland – but only if it’s safe enough
Rabbitte: No point comparing Ireland's oil prospects to Norway's
NASA has watched the sun for three's what it has seen
'Several hundred million barrels' of oil may lie in new Petrel site off Kerry
Life on Mars: it was possible
Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin
More positive results from tests at Monaghan gold mine site
Natural gas field in west Clare confirmed as prospective fracking site
UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters
Why we should be concerned about oil drilling in the Arctic
Shell to Sea claims 'devastating mismanagement' of oil and gas resources
The first song played on another planet is...
The Evening Fix: Tuesday