John Harrison

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Dr Ruth Freeman says challenge based funding ‘very much focuses on the end user application’

Six teams of researchers are competing for the €1 million Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize, a new challenge-based programme for(...)

The converted Vickers Vimy bomber used by  John Alcock  and  Arthur  Brown  to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight. It “landed” in Derrigimlagh bog in Connemara on June 15th, 1919. Photograph: Getty Images

I was in a reflective mood as I sat with my back against the white concrete dome in the middle of Derrigimlagh bog in Connemara. Overhead jet contrail(...)

Winton Gallery exhibition’s  first  World War biplane, surrounded by a stretched canopy of synthetic fabric, curved in the form of the gyrating airflow.

The new Winton Gallery at London’s Science Museum in South Kensington holds a permanent display on the history of mathematics over the past 400 years.(...)

Fr Niall Molloy who died at Clara Co Offaly in July 1985

The “precise truth” of the circumstances surrounding the death of Fr Niall Molloy in Co Offaly in 1985 cannot be ascertained, a new report has conclud(...)

 Martin Corry TD

A bitter controversy has developed in recent years about whether or not Protestants were intimidated and murdered by elements of the IRA during the Wa(...)

A file image of the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex. Photograph: PA

The risks to public health from exposure to emissions from shale gas extraction or fracking are low as long as operations are properly run and regulat(...)

JJ Abrams’s cosmically triumphant sequel to his own Star Trek reinvention begins wit(...)