Breaking ice raises hopes for third attempt to rescue Antarctica ship
- December 30, 2013, 01:00
Ice that has trapped a Russian ship with 74 people on board in Antarctica appeared to be cracking up yesterday, raising hopes for a rescue as a powerf(...)
Ice foils rescue of Russian ship stranded in Antarctica
- December 28, 2013, 10:41
A Chinese icebreaker trying to reach a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica has been halted by thick ice within sight of the stricken vessel and an A(...)
‘I don’t think I was the first person to cross the Atlantic to think Ireland is beautiful, but I did it more than most’
- Irish News
- December 16, 2013
Former International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield captured the attention of the world with his use of social media. He was in Ireland ove(...)
Weird science of the year: anyone for armpit cheese?
- December 12, 2013, 01:00
Is it too early to start looking back at 2013? No? Well then let’s revive some of the more unusual science stories that made an appearance this year. (...)
Don’t forget the white paint: an art exploration of the Antarctic
- October 11, 2013, 01:00
‘How is one to be creative in the remotest, coldest, windiest and bleakest continent on Earth?” asks Irish-Australian artist John Kelly, who is curren(...)
Seals to help scientists in recovering data on west Antarctic ice sheet
- September 10, 2013, 01:01
Fifteen seals are set to advance the cause of science, helping researchers to understand why the west Antarctic ice sheet is melting so fast. Robots w(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"
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