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#Telescope

# telescope - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve
# Space Jam
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# Space Jam

Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve

Dec 18th 2021, 7:46 PM 15,725 Views 11 Comments

Multiple problems forced delays and a tripling of the telescope’s original budget with a final price tag of nearly $10 billion.

# telescope - Monday 9 April, 2018

Irish scientists will help build the world's most powerful and expensive telescope
# Out Of This World
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# Out Of This World

Irish scientists will help build the world's most powerful and expensive telescope

Apr 9th 2018, 2:28 PM 10,150 Views 54 Comments

The new telescope will be 10 times more powerful than the Hubble telescope and help us observe the first stars in the universe.

# telescope - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Public invited to use Ireland's most powerful telescope to view the moon
# Get A Look
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# Get A Look

Public invited to use Ireland's most powerful telescope to view the moon

Mar 24th 2018, 8:15 AM 28,206 Views 38 Comments

Astronomy Ireland, a non-profit group for members of the public interested in space, is setting up the telescopes.

# telescope - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Offaly was once the centre of the world for stargazing - today it takes a giant leap back there
# Birr-illiant
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# Birr-illiant

Offaly was once the centre of the world for stargazing - today it takes a giant leap back there

Jul 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,785 Views 17 Comments

Ireland is to be part of a huge Europe-wide telescope.

# telescope - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

China's space telescope will displace humans in the search for aliens
# Priorities
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# Priorities

China's space telescope will displace humans in the search for aliens

Feb 16th 2016, 10:36 AM 14,052 Views 30 Comments

It will be the world’s biggest radio telescope.

# telescope - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

John Lewis finally thanked the man behind the @JohnLewis Twitter account
# The Real John Lewis
# The Real John Lewis

John Lewis finally thanked the man behind the @JohnLewis Twitter account

Dec 1st 2015, 7:01 PM 5,611 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a long time in the making.

# telescope - Monday 2 March, 2015

Look out the window: You'll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon
# Eyes To The Sky
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# Eyes To The Sky

Look out the window: You'll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:45 PM 29,880 Views 50 Comments

The massive planet will be visible to the naked eye – even from brightly lit cities.

# telescope - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A NASA telescope has captured this picture of a black hole*
# Black Hole Sun
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# Black Hole Sun

A NASA telescope has captured this picture of a black hole*

Aug 12th 2014, 9:37 PM 32,689 Views 35 Comments

*Or at least what they think it might look like.

# telescope - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 80 Views 26 Comments

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.

# telescope - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Europe's €740 million star-hunting telescope 'Gaia' enters Earth orbit
# Seeing Stars
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# Seeing Stars

Europe's €740 million star-hunting telescope 'Gaia' enters Earth orbit

Jan 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,662 Views 7 Comments

Data from the craft will be used to create the most accurate 3D map of the Milky Way yet, allowing astronomers to determine the origin and evolution of the galaxy.

# telescope - Thursday 16 May, 2013

NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft is broken - but they're determined to fix it
# KAPUT
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# KAPUT

NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft is broken - but they're determined to fix it

May 16th 2013, 1:59 PM 6,262 Views 20 Comments

The planet-hunting telescope is 40 million miles from Earth and searches for Earth-like planets outside our solar system.

# telescope - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Earth isn't so special anymore, apparently
# Kepler
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# Kepler

Earth isn't so special anymore, apparently

Apr 20th 2013, 1:00 PM 19,492 Views 103 Comments

We’re not the only good place to hang out in the ‘habitable zone’.

# telescope - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

PIC: The most jewel-like image of the universe we've ever seen From TheJournal.ie

PIC: The most jewel-like image of the universe we've ever seen

Sep 26th 2012, 1:36 PM 7,952 Views 55 Comments

Dazzling.

# telescope - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Man pulled from sea in Cork after being spotted through telescope
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# Rescue

Man pulled from sea in Cork after being spotted through telescope

Jun 14th 2012, 1:09 PM 6,321 Views 10 Comments

The man got into difficulties on the water off Cobh when he was spotted by a person using a telescope a mile away.

# telescope - Monday 3 October, 2011

Gallery: First photos from space by new ALMA telescope
# Space
# Space

Gallery: First photos from space by new ALMA telescope

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:45 AM 1,481 Views 2 Comments

The powerful Earth-based telescope is still under construction, but has begun capturing powerful images of newborn stars – and the stuff they’re made of.