• What is a Numerical Astrophysicist?

    What is a Numerical Astrophysicist?

    This month I had the chance to speak to someone in Italy!  So far I have interviewed people in Ireland, England and America.  Franco was kind enough to offer to speak with me via a Twitter campaign a few months back now.  Thanks so much! Tell us about yourself Franco? My name is Franco Vazza,

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  • Ciara’s Journey to Blackrock Castle Observatory

    Ciara’s Journey to Blackrock Castle Observatory

    The other day I went to Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork for the first time.  We had booked tickets online and had the code ready for when we arrived. It’s in a really beautiful location, right next to the river.  We quickly joined the latest tour (which luckily had only started around two minutes before

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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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  • Ciara Explores Explorium

    Ciara Explores Explorium

    Last Sunday I visited Explorium for the very first time with my Mum and sister.  It had only been open 7 days at that stage and was having a “soft-opening”. I’m not actually sure what that is but they are not properly opening all of the exhibits until January some stage. I have been following

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  • Let’s Talk Science Festival 2018 – #ScienceWeek

    Let’s Talk Science Festival 2018 – #ScienceWeek

    Hey everyone. Last week I went to the Rediscovery Centre for the Let’s Talk Science Festival in Ballymun.  The first thing that I noticed was a recycling bin… MADE OUT OF RECYCLED BOTTLES!  I couldn’t believe it. A bin FOR recycling made BY recycling materials. The Rediscovery Centre is the only place in Ireland that

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  • My Interview with Midlands Science for Science Week

    My Interview with Midlands Science for Science Week

    I am really looking forward to this years Science Week. Here in the Midlands in Ireland we have the Midlands Science Festival and this year they have roughly 120 events planned just here! This is great time to have kids explore science in better detail and try things out at their events. They are all

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