• A Week at Designer Minds – S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp

    A Week at Designer Minds – S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp

    I have been going to Summer Camps for a while now but this is the first time I have heard of Designer Minds.  it was perfectly suited for me this year!  As far as I can tell it’s the first time they have traveled to Westmeath. This camp gives you Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and

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  • #Apollo50th: Talking to An Astronaut – Daniel Tani

    #Apollo50th: Talking to An Astronaut – Daniel Tani

    As part of the the #Apollo50th Anniversary this year I really wanted to do something different and celebrate it with someone special. In May of this year I put out a call out on my Twitter account to ask if any of my friends had a suggestion on an Astronaut I could talk too.  I

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  • The Cool Planet Experience

    The Cool Planet Experience

    Last week I went to the Cool Planet Experience in Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow. When we went in, one of the first things we (myself and my Mum) saw was….. a giant pufferfish made out of recycled materials found on a beach. For example the spikes on the pufferfish were made of plastic bottles. Then we

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  • What is A Marine Climate Scientist?

    What is A Marine Climate Scientist?

    How long have you been a Marine Climate Scientist? Please tell us about the field of study you specialise in? I have been broadly under the umbrella of ‘climate science’ since my undergraduate degree at Mercyhurst University where I studied biology. While at Mercyhurst, I was able to spend some time studying and researching in

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  • What is A Solar Physicist?

    What is A Solar Physicist?

    As part of my ongoing written and video series called “What is A…” I contacted Sophie Murray who I met at this years Galway AstroFest and asked if she would like to take part.  I know I keep getting Astrophysicists to talk to but they do specialise in so many areas!  Please read on…. How

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  • Fact Finding the Planets: Neptune

    Fact Finding the Planets: Neptune

    I am pleased to confirm I have now completed my first vlog series with Neptune.  Earlier in May I visited Armagh Observatory and Planetarium and was given permission to film on location for this video.  Thanks so much! The weather was amazing that day and the birds were really loud! We explored the Astro Garden

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