• 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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  • Irish Sky At Night at Dunsink Observatory

    Irish Sky At Night at Dunsink Observatory

    Hi everyone! I am so excited to share the time I had at Dunsink Observatory yesterday! This was my first visit to an observatory in the Republic of Ireland (after Armagh) and I couldn’t believe how interesting and close it was!  The event was introduced by Mark the Science Guy who used to be a

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  • My Trip to the National Space Centre

    My Trip to the National Space Centre

    Hey everyone. Todays blog is about my trip to the National Space Centre which I visited last week. Look out for my pictures below. It took us 3 hours to get there but we found out that it was totally worth it. We waited patiently for the few people in front of us to get

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