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From TheJournal.ie Cork Airport has renamed its main runway - to keep up with Earth's magnetic poles Navigating

Cork Airport has renamed its main runway - to keep up with Earth's magnetic poles

Small shifts in the Earth’s magnetic poles made the change essential.

From TheJournal.ie Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth Close One

Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth

Scientists had planned to study the asteroid up close when it passes.

From TheJournal.ie Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow Dark Side Of The Moon This post contains videos

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow

Nasa has said there is no chance the asteroid will hit us, but it will be “a very close approach”.

From TheJournal.ie Fossils point to life on Earth four billion years ago Discovery

Fossils point to life on Earth four billion years ago

Earth is thought to be about 4.57 billion years old.

From TheJournal.ie Not even the deepest, darkest parts of the planet have escaped human pollution Irreparable Damage

Not even the deepest, darkest parts of the planet have escaped human pollution

A new study has found traces of pollution in the deepest oceans on the planets.

From TheJournal.ie Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly) Long Day Eh?

Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly)

A new study says that Earth’s days are getting longer by around 1.8 milliseconds per century.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have found a new planet that bears an uncanny resemblance to Earth Goldilocks Zone

Scientists have found a new planet that bears an uncanny resemblance to Earth

Named Proxima b, the planet is in a temperate zone compatible with the presence of liquid water – a key ingredient for life.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists find evidence of giant asteroid that would have triggered huge earthquakes and tsunamis Australia

Scientists find evidence of giant asteroid that would have triggered huge earthquakes and tsunamis

The asteroid hit Earth about 3.5 billion years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this stunning timelapse of Earth's horizon Take A Break This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this stunning timelapse of Earth's horizon

It’s hump day – give yourself a little breather…

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have come up with a cunning plan to hide the planet from aliens We're Not In
From TheJournal.ie An asteroid is going to swoop uncomfortably close to Earth TX68

An asteroid is going to swoop uncomfortably close to Earth

Before you panic: no, it’s not going to hit us — though it’s going to come tantalisingly close.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Can you tell if these photos are from Mars or Earth?

Quiz: Can you tell if these photos are from Mars or Earth?

Trickier than you might imagine.

From TheJournal.ie What would happen if the sun disappeared right now? Lights Out

What would happen if the sun disappeared right now?

It wouldn’t be the best thing that could happen.

From TheJournal.ie We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth Opinion

We’re playing God with the lives of the poorest people on Earth

When it comes to climate change, we can’t blame ‘Acts of God’ for destroying our planet. We can only blame ourselves.

From TheJournal.ie This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years Wow

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years

And it’s pretty impressive.

From TheJournal.ie Look up - a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?

Look up - a bunch of astronauts are about to float over Ireland

The International Space Station will be visable in our skies for the next five nights.

From TheJournal.ie There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up ISS

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now Flyby

An asteroid the size of a mountain is passing us by right now

Don’t worry, it won’t crash into us.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like Keplar 438b

This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like

It’s chance of being habitable? “Promising.”

From TheJournal.ie These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth Final Frontier

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie This guy gets to film polar bears for a living (and one tried to attack him) Polar Bears
From TheJournal.ie A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars Powdering Through

A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

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.

From TheJournal.ie Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock Voyager

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

From TheJournal.ie Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth We Built This City

Patents and skyscrapers...what makes these 18 cities the most innovative places on Earth

These cities are commended for thinking outside the box of industry, design and urban planning.

From TheJournal.ie NASA's Mars rover Opportunity breaks off-world driving record Off-Road

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity breaks off-world driving record

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.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012 Close Call

Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012

Modern civilization could have been “knocked back to the 18th century.”

From TheJournal.ie Ancient Earth-sized 'diamond' discovered in space Diamonds In The Sky

Ancient Earth-sized 'diamond' discovered in space

Coldest, dimmest white dwarf ever detected has been located in space about 900 light-years from Earth.

From TheJournal.ie So we all know today is the longest day of the year. But exactly how long? High Noon

So we all know today is the longest day of the year. But exactly how long?

Technically the darkest it gets is very dark twilight.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We have found Earth's Cousin outside our solar system ... but what does that mean? Stargazer

Opinion: We have found Earth's Cousin outside our solar system ... but what does that mean?

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?

From TheJournal.ie Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket Vertigo This post contains videos

Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket

For a securely fastened camera that is.

From TheJournal.ie ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today Liftoff

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is Pluto not a planet? Stargazer

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Urban beauties: Incredible view of cities from space This post contains images

Urban beauties: Incredible view of cities from space

The European Space Agency’s Envistat and other satellites have captured manmade features from above.

From TheJournal.ie European space mission to explore strange changes in Earth’s magnetism The Magnetic Fields

European space mission to explore strange changes in Earth’s magnetism

The European Space Agency is preparing to launch three hi-tech satellites this Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Does Earth's distance from the Sun cause our seasons? True Or False

Debunked: Does Earth's distance from the Sun cause our seasons?

The thinking that the further away we are the colder it gets isn’t right. In fact, it’s the complete opposite.

From TheJournal.ie Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space To Boldly Go

Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space

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

From TheJournal.ie NASA to take a photo of the Earth from Saturn Space

NASA to take a photo of the Earth from Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will seize a rare opportunity to image the whole Saturn system and the Earth next month.

From TheJournal.ie Did you feel the earth move at 4.16am? (Seriously) Earthquake

Did you feel the earth move at 4.16am? (Seriously)

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.

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