Kilonava observation marks the dawn of Multi-Messenger Astronomy

In October 2017, following the observation of gamma-ray bursts, visible light, and gravitational waves, all from the same event (a ‘kilonova’, the merging of two incredibly dense neutron stars), several papers were published in the journal Nature and elsewhere outlining the importance of the discovery.   Elena Pian, astronomer with the Italian National Institute for […]

Fresh to the Cobblestones: Trinity Space Society

  “For a long time,” Stephen Ennis admits, “I believed that Space was something for genius minds in Pasadena [NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory]. I never believed us humble Irish could play a part.” With the work of space-oriented companies such as the ESA and ISIG, things are now changing at a fast pace for Ireland. […]

Exciting year ahead for NASA exploration

Coming up in the year ahead: some exciting space exploration milestones.

NASA’s Antares rocket explodes seconds after lift-off

Dramatic footage shows the NASA rocket erupting into a fireball above the US.

Into the dark – space exploration in 2014

Dylan Lynch explores some of the exciting prospects in store for space exploration in 2014 and beyond.

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