• #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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  • 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: Uranus

    Fact Finding the Planets: Uranus

    This month I visited Birr Castle in Co Offaly to visit the Leviathan of Parsonstown which was once the largest telescope in the world.  It managed to stay that way for 70 years until the Hooker Telescope was built in California in 1917. I was once again joined by my sister Megan and she helped

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  • What is a Planetary Scientist?

    What is a Planetary Scientist?

    This year I wanted to learn about different types of jobs in Space and Science.  So I asked around and I was given the chance to speak with one of the people currently working on Mars 2020 in NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and they sat down and talked to me about what they do. Meet

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  • Visting the San Diego Air & Space Museum

    Visting the San Diego Air & Space Museum

    Last Friday I was at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. I was staying in San Diego for a week with my family and we were told by Jordan Evans the Deputy Director of Science and Engineering at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to visit this amazing building. We were only staying locally to it,

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  • Life at the Edge at Science Gallery Dublin

    Life at the Edge at Science Gallery Dublin

    Earlier on this week I saw an event happening at the Science Gallery Dublin that really interested me. My family and I went along to learn more about it this weekend. The Life at the Edge exhibit has been running since 22nd of June 2018 and finishes the end of this month. Please read the

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