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Tuesday February 12th 2013

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Blackrock Castle Observatory – Enjoy a Cosmic Christmas at the Castle

Blackrock Castle Observatory – Enjoy a Cosmic Christmas at the Castle

OK this is pure advertisement for some friends! But since its for the cause of Education and Astronomy in Ireland I've no apologies.... Should be fun, head along if you can. Look here for a recent review of the BCO.

A visit to the Blackrock Castle Observatory Cork, Ireland

A visit to the Blackrock Castle Observatory Cork, Ireland

It was with considerable excitement that I boarded a train in Dublin on my way to the Blackrock Castle Observatory (BCO) in Cork to meet with Dr Niall Smith head of research in Cork Institute of Technology. The meeting had been arranged by Kevin Nolan, a mutual friend, with the purpose of sharing research ideas and having an informal chat about [...]