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Public urged to 'shine a light' in their windows on Easter Saturday for the sick and frontline workers
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# Shine A Light

Public urged to 'shine a light' in their windows on Easter Saturday for the sick and frontline workers

Apr 3rd 2020, 1:57 PM 103,016 Views 77 Comments

A light will be shone on public buildings and Irish embassies on Easter Saturday.

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide
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# Goodnight To Night

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:11 AM 21,504 Views 24 Comments

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

Watch some water droplets be vaporised by a powerful X-ray laser
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# Whoosh

Watch some water droplets be vaporised by a powerful X-ray laser

May 24th 2016, 3:13 PM 11,250 Views 8 Comments

It was done to help better understand explosions caused by X-rays, information that could be used for future experiments.

Rain clouds dull winter solstice for crowds at Newgrange
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Rain clouds dull winter solstice for crowds at Newgrange

Dec 21st 2015, 12:47 PM 10,406 Views 14 Comments

There was no light at the end of the tunnel this year…

Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people
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# Stuck In The Middle

Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people

Nov 11th 2015, 6:58 PM 12,563 Views 40 Comments

The average Irish person walks at around 1.33 metres per second.

Not a fan of the dark evenings creeping in? Here's how to get through the winter nights
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Not a fan of the dark evenings creeping in? Here's how to get through the winter nights

Oct 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 3,827 Views 31 Comments

The seasons are changing, days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting darker. It can really put your body out of sync, writes Abby Wynne.

We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age
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We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 859 Views 11 Comments

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

Want to prevent jet lag? Here's the simple way to do it
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

Want to prevent jet lag? Here's the simple way to do it

Jun 24th 2015, 11:25 AM 24,061 Views 12 Comments

It might even involve MORE sleep. Lovely.

Hallelujah! See the light in this compact modern dream home
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Hallelujah! See the light in this compact modern dream home

Jan 15th 2015, 11:59 AM 3,512 Views 0 Comments

This detached house is a contemporary abode tucked away in a quiet part of Dublin.

The snow, the frost, the ice: Ireland looks pretty amazing in the winter light
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# In Photos

The snow, the frost, the ice: Ireland looks pretty amazing in the winter light

Dec 30th 2014, 10:32 AM 23,422 Views 18 Comments

Fear not. Temperatures are going to be in double figures tomorrow.

Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision
# Blue Light
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# Blue Light

Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision

Nov 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,311 Views 8 Comments

Switch off before you nod off.

You will not believe how much Harrods' new chandelier cost
# Light Up
# Light Up

You will not believe how much Harrods' new chandelier cost

Feb 11th 2014, 6:00 PM 30,097 Views 47 Comments

It’s an art installation, y’see.

Christmas lights are no longer causing a spike in electricity consumption
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Christmas lights are no longer causing a spike in electricity consumption

Dec 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,246 Views 23 Comments

According to lighting manufacturers, it’s due to the increase in the numbers of LED lights being used.

Mount Etna volcano in Sicily erupts
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Mount Etna volcano in Sicily erupts

Nov 17th 2013, 6:09 PM 34,530 Views 54 Comments

The last major eruption occurred in 1992.

This optical phenomenon was spotted in Dublin this morning
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# HALO HALO HALO

This optical phenomenon was spotted in Dublin this morning

Oct 9th 2013, 12:15 PM 17,600 Views 57 Comments

Some may have thought it was a vision from above, but it’s actually called a ‘sun halo’.

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?
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# True Or False

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?

Sep 1st 2013, 10:30 AM 61,040 Views 18 Comments

“Turn off that feckin’ laptop and go to sleep, Séan, your eyes will fall out of your head by the time you’re thirty” can now be swiftly met with “Eh, Mam, about that…”.

Photos: Spot a rainbow this evening? Cos there were lots of them...
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Photos: Spot a rainbow this evening? Cos there were lots of them...

May 14th 2013, 10:04 PM 17,401 Views 25 Comments

One of the only good things about the weather lately? Rainbows. Lots and lots of rainbows.

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service
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# Smoke And Mirrors

Mirror + direct sunlight = house fires, warns fire service

Jul 25th 2012, 11:08 AM 9,131 Views 7 Comments

Dorset firefighters say they tackled a bedroom fire on Monday believed to have been sparked by mirror-reflected sunlight.

Explainer: What's happening to traditional light bulbs?
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Explainer: What's happening to traditional light bulbs?

Jul 15th 2012, 8:15 AM 8,900 Views 35 Comments

Solus, the light bulb manufacturer, is to cease production of traditional incandescent bulbs next month. What are they being replaced with, and why?

Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness
# Darkness Into Light
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# Darkness Into Light

Pieta House event shows light at end of darkness

May 5th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,152 Views 4 Comments

The Pieta House Darkness into Light 5km walk/run will take place this month to raise money for those who are suicidal or self-harming. It starts at 4am, bringing participants from the dark into the light.