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British astronaut Tim Peake says he believes alien life exists in the cosmos and that humans will set foot on Mars. Photograph: John Linton/PA Wire.

“Absolutely yes,” was the response of astronaut Tim Peake when asked if he believed humans would eventually land on Mars. It was another emphatic “ye(...)

Providence chairman James McCarthy   and chief executive Tony O’Reilly at the oil exploration group’s egm in July. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Shareholders at Providence Resources are pushing for an overhaul of the board in the wake of the company’s latest capital raise. The oil and gas expl(...)

An influential investor advisory firm has called on shareholders in Providence Resources to reject the re-election of a long-standing director at its (...)

Goldman Sachs became the latest bank to sustain a shareholder protest over executive pay on Friday when about a third of votes were cast against the remuneration of top managers led by Lloyd Blankfein.

Goldman Sachs became the latest bank to sustain a shareholder protest over executive pay on Friday when about a third of votes were cast against the r(...)

Mercy University Hospital Clinical Research Facility director Joe Eustace, SRL Pharma vice-president Anita Maguire and founder Margaret Shine. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Food companies have always tested new foods or beverages on ordinary consumers before release. Now the pharmaceutical companies are doing the same thi(...)

British astronaut Tim Peake is shown during his first spacewalk at the International Space Station in this Nasa image. Peake became the first astronaut representing Britain to walk in space when he left the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday to fix a power station problem. Photograph: Nasa/Handout via Reuters.

British astronaut Tim Peake has said he will never forget his “exhilarating” first walk in space as he posted a selfie of the feat. Major Peake tweet(...)

Having undergone systematic testing, the new system will be permanently fitted to the ISS in June

A radiation detector partly developed by researchers at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork is to be permanently fitted onto the International Spac(...)

Photographers take pictures as Russia’s Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 46/47 crew of Britain’s astronaut Tim Peake, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and US astronaut Tim Kopra blasts off from the launch pad in Kazakhstan. Photograph: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images

Major Tim Peake has blasted off into orbit on board the Soyuz space capsule on his way to becoming the first British astronaut to join the crew of the(...)

ISS, which provides office management services including cleaning and washroom services and security, also grew its profits before tax in the year to December 31st 2014 , up slightly to €1.9 million

Facilities services group Integrated Service Solutions (ISS) grew its business in Ireland in 2014, as revenues rose by 3 per cent to €77.6 million. (...)

Research at NASA for the last two decades has focused on the International Space Station

The Space Race used to be a 100-metre sprint. Now it’s more like a three-legged event. Things move slower and cooperation is vital. The manned space (...)

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