Titanic sank with the loss of 1500 lives

An old shipping problem meets a modern computing solution

Large Hadron Collider at CERN

Short-sighted emphasis on potential economic gain is hurting science

Hydrophilic absorbing layer on top combines with a hydrophilic insulating layer on the bottom

A simple and inexpensive but effective method of generating steam from solar energy could have a profound impact.

Yet another report confirms what the vast majority of climate scientists have been saying for decades. Is anyone listening?

Saturn's north polar region with its hexagonal polar vortex, twice as wide as the Earth.

Now in orbit around Saturn for ten years, the Cassini probe is knocking on the doors of the deepest questions.

The Leviathan at Birr, County Offaly

Project could bring radio astronomy to historic Irish site.

Large Hadron Collider at CERN

Government should fund science even if there is no immediately obvious benefit.


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