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How Ireland could make a Big Bang in astronomical science

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By Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent @willgoodbody On St Patrick’s Day, as we marked our national holiday, a substantial breakthrough in cosmology and astrophysics was announced by a team of scientists in the US. They revealed that for the … Continue reading

Irish scientists at CERN’s cutting edge

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By Will Goodbody, Science and Technology Correspondent  In a corner of the CMS detector experiment control room at CERN, there sits a collection of empty champagne bottles. Each one tells its own story of celebration. Individual measures of success achieved over a … Continue reading