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Dyson spheres are an outrageous concept. The idea of looking for gigantic –to put it mildly-  artificial structures in space  appeared at the end of the 1950s and was widely […]

Whatever Happened to Dyson Spheres?

Dyson spheres are an outrageous concept. The idea of looking for gigantic –to put it mildly-  artificial structures in space  appeared at the end of the 1950s and was widely […]

Although not quite the ’12 days of Christmas’ gift inventory’, the following checklist should give us a quick peak at some significant events connected with space that we can look […]

2015′s Space Odysseys

Although not quite the ’12 days of Christmas’ gift inventory’, the following checklist should give us a quick peak at some significant events connected with space that we can look […]

NASA’s Dawn Space Craft is already a success story. It was launched on board a Delta II  rocket in 2007, has spent 14 months investigating the asteroid Vesta, is using […]

Dawn at Ceres

NASA’s Dawn Space Craft is already a success story. It was launched on board a Delta II  rocket in 2007, has spent 14 months investigating the asteroid Vesta, is using […]

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The Universe is shrouded in mystery yet through the Centuries, mankind has slowly unravelled many of its dark secrets. Mark Thompson: Stargazer reveals the hidden nature of the Universe, brought […]

Mark Thompson, Astronomy Star, at Armagh Planetarium

The Universe is shrouded in mystery yet through the Centuries, mankind has slowly unravelled many of its dark secrets. Mark Thompson: Stargazer reveals the hidden nature of the Universe, brought […]

Every child at some stage dreams of reaching the stars and sadly as we grow up the reality of becoming an astronaut often disappears as it seems to become unreachable. […]

Astronaut training at Armagh Planetarium

Every child at some stage dreams of reaching the stars and sadly as we grow up the reality of becoming an astronaut often disappears as it seems to become unreachable. […]

In 2014 Armagh Planetarium’s website (including Astronotes) received well over 1 million page views from all over the world. What were all these people coming to see? Here are the […]

10 Most Popular Astronotes Stories of 2014

In 2014 Armagh Planetarium’s website (including Astronotes) received well over 1 million page views from all over the world. What were all these people coming to see? Here are the […]