# earth - Monday 20 October, 2014
The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.
# earth - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.
# earth - Sunday 17 August, 2014
These cities are commended for thinking outside the box of industry, design and urban planning.
# earth - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
The ten-year old rover managed to travel 40.24km since it landed on Mars in 2004, beating the record originally set back in 1973.
# earth - Thursday 24 July, 2014
Modern civilization could have been “knocked back to the 18th century.”
# earth - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Coldest, dimmest white dwarf ever detected has been located in space about 900 light-years from Earth.
# earth - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Technically the darkest it gets is very dark twilight.
# earth - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
The Kepler spacecraft been on a planet-hunting mission since 2009 – and it’s just found the first Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone. What are the implications?
# earth - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
For a securely fastened camera that is.
# earth - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The Sentinel-1A satellite is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day and night radar imaging satellite which will be used for land and ocean services.
# earth - Friday 17 January, 2014
Most of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. But why did Pluto get demoted? Conor Farrell explains how our understanding of the icy body changed.
# earth - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
# earth - Saturday 30 November, 2013
The European Space Agency’s Envistat and other satellites have captured manmade features from above.
# earth - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
The European Space Agency is preparing to launch three hi-tech satellites this Friday.
# earth - Sunday 15 September, 2013
The thinking that the further away we are the colder it gets isn’t right. In fact, it’s the complete opposite.
# earth - Thursday 12 September, 2013
The Voyager 1 probe was launched in 1977 on a mission to explore the outer planets. It will continue to drift across the galaxy, carrying discs of greetings from planet Earth…
# earth - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will seize a rare opportunity to image the whole Saturn system and the Earth next month.
# earth - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck Wales in the early hours of this morning – and was even felt 110km away on Ireland’s east coast.
# earth - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
# earth - Sunday 28 April, 2013
Saturn is now the only place besides Earth, the moon and Jupiter where scientists have been able to observe meteor impacts as they occur.
# earth - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
The unfortunate sketch was found on the NASA website.
# earth - Saturday 20 April, 2013
We’re not the only good place to hang out in the ‘habitable zone’.
# earth - Sunday 7 April, 2013
International agreement allows satellites to be pulled out of their orbit to monitor natural or manmade disasters.
# earth - Friday 5 April, 2013
For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.
# earth - Thursday 4 April, 2013
(Well, it’s not on Earth, for one thing).
# earth - Friday 29 March, 2013
DailyEdge.ie spoke to Evan Hadfield, the son of ISS commander Chris Hadfield.
# earth - Saturday 23 March, 2013
You can explore Mars, for starters.
# earth - Monday 18 March, 2013
And why are some more slow-moving than others?
# earth - Monday 11 February, 2013
NASA said the asteroid will not hit earth but it will make the closest ever approach for an object so large.
# earth - Sunday 27 January, 2013
Engineer, Norah Patten, has always been fascinated with space and has even made a career out of it. Now she wants to be Ireland’s first female astronaut. Here she tells us why.
# earth - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
Space scientists have built on a study by an astrophysicist of the rings of ancient cedar trees – and concluded that two black holes collided.
# earth - Tuesday 25 December, 2012
Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.
# earth - Thursday 13 December, 2012
Stargazers will be able to see a shooting star per minute without the use of a telescope or binoculars.
# earth - Thursday 6 December, 2012
The images were taken by an orbiting satellite and show bright lights across the world at night.
# earth - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
Astronomers have found the closest planet in location and size to the Earth circling a star in the system Alpha Centauri.
# earth - Thursday 11 October, 2012
The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.
# earth - Thursday 9 August, 2012
Eyes to the sky, Astronomy Ireland are expecting a celestial firework show this weekend.
# earth - Monday 30 July, 2012
Richard A Muller founded a research project into the rise in earth surface temperature… and the findings surprised even him.
# earth - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Mankind’s fascination with space has long sparked fantasies of living away from Earth, but is this any closer to becoming a reality?
# earth - Monday 23 July, 2012
This may help put your Monday in perspective.