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Mission to discover the mysteries of Mercury blasts off
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Mission to discover the mysteries of Mercury blasts off

Oct 20th 2018, 2:32 PM 7,494 Views 40 Comments

The BepiColombo blasted off from French Guiana earlier today.

6 signs the Mercury Music Prize winners might be insufferable
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# Young Fathers

6 signs the Mercury Music Prize winners might be insufferable

Oct 30th 2014, 8:05 AM 4,033 Views 3 Comments

Young Fathers have left a few people scratching their heads.

Here's how to fluke your way through any Mercury Music Prize conversation
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# Cheat Sheet

Here's how to fluke your way through any Mercury Music Prize conversation

Sep 10th 2014, 8:01 PM 8,435 Views 7 Comments

We prefer their early stuff.

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?
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Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

Jan 17th 2014, 12:55 PM 772 Views 38 Comments

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.

Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88
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Scott Carpenter, second US astronaut in orbit, dies at 88

Oct 10th 2013, 10:47 PM 5,574 Views 14 Comments

He died in a hospice from complications following a stroke.

NASA spot Han Solo formation on the surface of Mercury
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# Far Far Away

NASA spot Han Solo formation on the surface of Mercury

Sep 20th 2013, 4:54 PM 1,578 Views 1 Comment

It totally looks like him, if you squint a bit.

Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth
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Video: This is what it looks like to rocket away from Earth

Aug 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,525 Views 22 Comments

As it sped towards Mercury, a NASA spacecraft snapped 358 images looking back at Earth over 24 hours.

Nations sign treaty aimed at reducing mercury emissions
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Nations sign treaty aimed at reducing mercury emissions

Jan 19th 2013, 10:29 AM 2,791 Views 9 Comments

Around 140 countries decided on the deal after all-night talks in Geneva.

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbours ice
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NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbours ice

Nov 30th 2012, 1:50 PM 6,793 Views 21 Comments

Scientists have confirmed a vast amount of ice at the north pole at the planet’s north pole – despite its proximity to the sun.

WHO? Never heard of them! Mercury Music Prize cheat sheet
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# Mercury

WHO? Never heard of them! Mercury Music Prize cheat sheet

Nov 1st 2012, 12:57 PM 9,306 Views 19 Comments

You’ll be cranking up the Plan B, Field Music and Django Django at that party/family dinner this weekend.

Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight
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Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight

Feb 28th 2012, 2:00 PM 14,939 Views 48 Comments

Keep an eye on the skies tonight as Venus, Jupiter and Mercury are set to align with the moon this evening.

Mercury Prize nominees announced
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Mercury Prize nominees announced

Jul 19th 2011, 1:25 PM 522 Views 1 Comment

There are no Irish nominees on this year’s shortlist – although we can claim one-quarter of James Blake as ours….

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Mar 11th 2011, 9:14 PM 3,824 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.