Catherine Fulvio at her Ballyknockan Cookery School in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Irish chef, TV presenter and food writer Catherine Fulvio has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. The shortlist was announced in the US on We(...)

A photo provided by NASA of composite image of Mars. Photograph: NASA/The New York Times

Big hugs, fist bumps and broad smiles at mission control greeted confirmation that the Nasa probe InSight successfully landed on Mars – just before 8 (...)

United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas-V rocket with the Nasa InSight spacecraft onboard seen shortly after the mobile service tower was rolled back. Photograph: Bill Ingalls/Nasa/Reuters

Nasa has launched a spacecraft to land on Mars and explore the mysterious insides of the red planet. A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quak(...)

Voyager mission in outer space

Nasa has succeeded in an engine test on a spacecraft 13 billion miles away. Last week, ground controllers sent commands to fire back-up thrusters on (...)

An  artist’s impression issued by Nasa of the Juno spacecraft approaching Jupiter, as the armour-shielded spacecraft will make a record-breaking close approach to the giant planet on Sunday. Photograph: PA

A spacecraft has skimmed the clouds of Jupiter in a record-breaking close approach to the giant planet. Juno activated its whole suite of nine instrum(...)

Judith  Hill said Prince (above) had never revealed to her  he was in pain, after decades of high-wattage performance and hip surgery. “I only know what everyone knows about his pain - I read about it,” she said. File photograph: Claire Greenway/Getty Images

It’s the moment that Judith Hill has been replaying in her mind for the past two months: She was sitting on a plane with a man she loved, talking, hav(...)