# exploration - Today’s News
Fake it til you make it…
# exploration - Friday 19 December, 2014
It has “large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog”.
# exploration - Monday 20 October, 2014
The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.
# exploration - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
It’s hardly worth the air miles.
# exploration - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
The occupants of this and a second ship had died of cold and hunger on Beechey Island.
# exploration - Monday 4 August, 2014
“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.
# exploration - Friday 1 August, 2014
As part of experiments carried out by NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, researchers will look at whether Martian air could be converted for astronauts to breathe.
# exploration - Thursday 24 July, 2014
“We are not going to win overnight.” – Anti-fracking activists as company prepares to start drilling
The company says no fracking will take place at the site in Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh.
# exploration - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
International project collaboration, such as the pan-EU radio telescope LOFAR, would benefit Irish businesses and tourism, as well as our IT and science graduates.
# exploration - Friday 27 June, 2014
The company blamed increased losses on administration expenses.
# exploration - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
However, it has been criticised for ‘not going far enough’, with tax increases falling short of what was recommended by an Oireachtas committee.
# exploration - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
Might the money spent on space exploration by governments and scientific institutes be better used for “real world” problems? Conor Farrell takes a look.
# exploration - Tuesday 31 December, 2013
The 52 passengers will be taken by helicopter to a nearby ship, while the 22 crew members are expected to remain with the trapped vessel.
# exploration - Friday 22 November, 2013
The EPA notes that although there are currently no hydraulic fracturing (fracking) projects under way in Ireland, the gas exploration method “is an emerging issue”.
# exploration - Thursday 21 November, 2013
The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.
# exploration - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Minister Pat Rabbitte says he wants to strike a balance between attracting investment and maximising returns from the State’s natural resources.
# exploration - Sunday 15 September, 2013
Junior miniser Fergus O’Dowd has said that the state should provide an environment that encourages companies to take the risks involved in exploration.
# exploration - Saturday 7 September, 2013
The robotic mission will collect information about the lunar atmosphere and surface to help scientists with their moondust problems.
# exploration - Thursday 22 August, 2013
Planning on taking some holidays? Read this before you jet off.
# exploration - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
NASA is in the fifth year of its mission to survey the Arctic and Antarctic. Its cockpit cameras have gathered some spectacular footage…
# exploration - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
While pornography can create dangerous misconceptions about sex, shutting down all such exploration only reinforces the notion that sex is something dirty and shameful, writes Genevieve Shanahan.
# exploration - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
Offshore explorers have welcomed the new push to figure out exactly what may lie under Ireland’s western waters,
# exploration - Monday 3 June, 2013
The natural resources minister also denies suggestions that Ireland is “giving away” its oil and gas reserves.
# exploration - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
The Minister for Communication and Natural Resources has said a Norwegian-style 80 per cent tax on oil finds would not work, saying: “We’re comparing apples with oranges.”
# exploration - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Scientists are using the data in their efforts to predict space weather.
# exploration - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Petrel Resources says it is holding talks with prospective partners after a second site in the Porcupine Basin suggests oil.
# exploration - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Nasa Curiosity Rover, which is living on the Red Planet, has taken samples of rock for analysis by scientists back home.
# exploration - Tuesday 12 February, 2013
The company said the government in 1999 failed to transpose EU legislation into law which left it open to legal challenges.
# exploration - Friday 18 January, 2013
Results mean that processing of the gold should go more smoothly.
# exploration - Saturday 1 December, 2012
UK-based company Enegi will now apply to the government for an exploration license before the end of February next year.
# exploration - Friday 23 November, 2012
Margaret Sekaggya said there is “tangible frustration amongst local residents who are standing up for their rights”.
# exploration - Saturday 6 October, 2012
A land grab for oil and gas reserves is happening in the Arctic states – but the scenario of an oil leak there could be catastrophic for everyone.
# exploration - Monday 10 September, 2012
The group has released a report saying exploration companies believe oil and gas within Irish waters is worth €1.6 trillion.
# exploration - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?
# exploration - Tuesday 28 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# exploration - Sunday 26 August, 2012
The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.
# exploration - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
The rover is being put through its paces ahead of its first drive on Mars today.
# exploration - Saturday 18 August, 2012
Researchers will be carrying out tests in the coming days to prepare the rover for its first journey across the surface of Mars.
BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.
# exploration - Friday 10 August, 2012
Providence Resources says its been offered a licensing option for another 500 sq km beside the Barryroe oil field.
# exploration - Wednesday 8 August, 2012
Exploration company Providence has said that there is significant potential in one of its licence areas in the Porcupine Basin.