Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, on the moon on July 21st,1969. Photograph: Neil Armstrong/Nasa/via Reuters

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 21st, 1969, about 600 million people watched the culmination of a frenetic few years at Nasa, racing (...)

In the shadow of MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, the Black Valley.  Photograph: Tom Fahy

The newly named Reeks District of Kerry has made it on to the Rough Guide list of top places to visit in 2019, joining a Chinese region known for its (...)

The 50th and final dare of the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’, sadly, has been completed by approximately 200 players worldwide: suicide.

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Street View worked with Nasa  to design a gravity-free method of collecting imagery using DSLR cameras and equipment already on the ISS.

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The incident occured at the Redstone Arsenal base near Hunstville, Alabama. Image: Google Maps

A US military post in Alabama which was on lockdown amid reports of a possible active shooter has been given the all-clear. Officials said there were(...)