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From TheJournal.ie Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life Ideal Touchdown

Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life

Meanwhile, Israel began a mission to make its first Moon landing.

From TheJournal.ie How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years Deep Dive

How Irish researchers will explore Atlantic Ocean over next two years

18 state-of-the-art seismometers will measure movement at the floor of the ocean.

From TheJournal.ie Walkers invited to journey along five ancient routes and pick up their 'Pilgrim passport' Exploration

Walkers invited to journey along five ancient routes and pick up their 'Pilgrim passport'

The event takes place over Heritage Week this month.

From TheJournal.ie This elevator can bring you on a holiday into space* Top Of The World Ma

This elevator can bring you on a holiday into space*

*If it ever gets built.

From TheJournal.ie Why science and space exploration needs more than those with a degree Into Orbit

Why science and space exploration needs more than those with a degree

They may seem like areas that require a lot of knowledge and training, but the reality isn’t as black or white as that.

From TheJournal.ie The world's deepest living fish is 'unlike anything scientists have seen before' What Is That

The world's deepest living fish is 'unlike anything scientists have seen before'

It has “large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog”.

From TheJournal.ie How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife? Survey

How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?

The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.

From TheJournal.ie Remember those people who want to live on Mars? They'd die after 68 days Exploration

Remember those people who want to live on Mars? They'd die after 68 days

It’s hardly worth the air miles.

From TheJournal.ie British explorer ship lost in 1846 found in Canada Hms Terror

British explorer ship lost in 1846 found in Canada

The occupants of this and a second ship had died of cold and hunger on Beechey Island.

From TheJournal.ie 'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target Hey Rosetta

'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target

“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.

From TheJournal.ie NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment Life On Mars

NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment

As part of experiments carried out by NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, researchers will look at whether Martian air could be converted for astronauts to breathe.

From TheJournal.ie "We are not going to win overnight." - Anti-fracking activists as company prepares to start drilling Fracked

"We are not going to win overnight." - Anti-fracking activists as company prepares to start drilling

The company says no fracking will take place at the site in Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN Research

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN

International project collaboration, such as the pan-EU radio telescope LOFAR, would benefit Irish businesses and tourism, as well as our IT and science graduates.

From TheJournal.ie Losses mount at O'Reilly's Providence Resources Gas Man

Losses mount at O'Reilly's Providence Resources

The company blamed increased losses on administration expenses.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms Pat Rabbitte

Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms

However, it has been criticised for ‘not going far enough’, with tax increases falling short of what was recommended by an Oireachtas committee.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is space exploration worth the money? Space Spend

Column: Is space exploration worth the money?

Might the money spent on space exploration by governments and scientific institutes be better used for “real world” problems? Conor Farrell takes a look.

From TheJournal.ie Helicopter to rescue passengers on science ship trapped in Antarctica Stranded

Helicopter to rescue passengers on science ship trapped in Antarctica

The 52 passengers will be taken by helicopter to a nearby ship, while the 22 crew members are expected to remain with the trapped vessel.

From TheJournal.ie Pros and cons of fracking in Ireland to be examined by two-year research study Fracking

Pros and cons of fracking in Ireland to be examined by two-year research study

The EPA notes that although there are currently no hydraulic fracturing (fracking) projects under way in Ireland, the gas exploration method “is an emerging issue”.

From TheJournal.ie 10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained New Lease

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained

The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.

From TheJournal.ie Government asks experts for advice on Ireland's underexplored oil and gas Black Gold

Government asks experts for advice on Ireland's underexplored oil and gas

Minister Pat Rabbitte says he wants to strike a balance between attracting investment and maximising returns from the State’s natural resources.

From TheJournal.ie Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive Exploration

Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive

Junior miniser Fergus O’Dowd has said that the state should provide an environment that encourages companies to take the risks involved in exploration.

From TheJournal.ie 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon Space Race

5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon

The robotic mission will collect information about the lunar atmosphere and surface to help scientists with their moondust problems.

The Guide to Long Haul Flights

Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.

From TheJournal.ie Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions ICEBRIDGE

Aircraft-mounted cameras capture stunning views of polar regions

NASA is in the fifth year of its mission to survey the Arctic and Antarctic. Its cockpit cameras have gathered some spectacular footage…

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need education about porn, not censorship Porn

Column: We need education about porn, not censorship

While pornography can create dangerous misconceptions about sex, shutting down all such exploration only reinforces the notion that sex is something dirty and shameful, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

From TheJournal.ie €20 million seismic survey hopes to reveal Ireland's true oil and gas wealth Exploration

€20 million seismic survey hopes to reveal Ireland's true oil and gas wealth

Offshore explorers have welcomed the new push to figure out exactly what may lie under Ireland’s western waters,

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: Fracking could be good for Ireland – but only if it’s safe enough Natural Resources

Rabbitte: Fracking could be good for Ireland – but only if it’s safe enough

The natural resources minister also denies suggestions that Ireland is “giving away” its oil and gas reserves.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: No point comparing Ireland's oil prospects to Norway's Apples And Oranges

Rabbitte: No point comparing Ireland's oil prospects to Norway's

The Minister for Communication and Natural Resources has said a Norwegian-style 80 per cent tax on oil finds would not work, saying: “We’re comparing apples with oranges.”

From TheJournal.ie NASA has watched the sun for three years...here's what it has seen Space

NASA has watched the sun for three years...here's what it has seen

Scientists are using the data in their efforts to predict space weather.

From TheJournal.ie 'Several hundred million barrels' of oil may lie in new Petrel site off Kerry Yee-haw!

'Several hundred million barrels' of oil may lie in new Petrel site off Kerry

Petrel Resources says it is holding talks with prospective partners after a second site in the Porcupine Basin suggests oil.

From TheJournal.ie Life on Mars: it was possible Curiosity

Life on Mars: it was possible

Nasa Curiosity Rover, which is living on the Red Planet, has taken samples of rock for analysis by scientists back home.

From TheJournal.ie Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin Drilling

Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin

The company said the government in 1999 failed to transpose EU legislation into law which left it open to legal challenges.

From TheJournal.ie More positive results from tests at Monaghan gold mine site Gold Mine

More positive results from tests at Monaghan gold mine site

Results mean that processing of the gold should go more smoothly.

From TheJournal.ie Natural gas field in west Clare confirmed as prospective fracking site Fracking

Natural gas field in west Clare confirmed as prospective fracking site

UK-based company Enegi will now apply to the government for an exploration license before the end of February next year.

From TheJournal.ie UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters Shell To Sea

UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters

Margaret Sekaggya said there is “tangible frustration amongst local residents who are standing up for their rights”.

From TheJournal.ie Why we should be concerned about oil drilling in the Arctic Oil Grab

Why we should be concerned about oil drilling in the Arctic

A land grab for oil and gas reserves is happening in the Arctic states – but the scenario of an oil leak there could be catastrophic for everyone.

From TheJournal.ie Shell to Sea claims 'devastating mismanagement' of oil and gas resources Liquid Assets

Shell to Sea claims 'devastating mismanagement' of oil and gas resources

The group has released a report saying exploration companies believe oil and gas within Irish waters is worth €1.6 trillion.

From TheJournal.ie The first song played on another planet is... Oh The Humanity This post contains videos

The first song played on another planet is...

(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon Neil Armstrong This post contains videos

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.

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