Today marks the date of birth of John L. Synge, 1897-1995, who served as Director of the @StpDias from 1956 to 1969. Synge brought a new direction and dynamism to the School with interests in general relativity geometry and a broad interest in all fields of classical physics.
It's #WorldPoetryDay! #DidYouKnow we have many books on ancient poetry for sale on or online shop?Find 'The wedding poems of Dáibhí Ó Bruadair', and 'Poems on the O'Reillys'. Browse the shop at bit.ly/2UObyHK
As of March 2019 there are 3,925 confirmed exoplanets in the @NASA Exoplanet Archive. @petertgallagher explains how astrophysicists detect these planets by looking at light curves as they transit in front of stars. #DIASdiscovers
Prof @petertgallagher kicks off with an apt quote from Schrödinger, ‘Some of us should adventure to embark on a syntheses of facts and theories....and the risk of making fools of ourselves’ #DIASdiscovers
Today at DIAS Professor @petertgallagher is answering the question ‘What is Extra-terrestrial Life?’. This is the first talk in a four-part public lecture series exploring ‘What is Life?’, famously considered by Professor Erwin Schrödinger in 1943. #DIASdiscovers
Tomorrow, at 1pm, Professor @petertgallagher will ask “What is Extra-terrestrial Life?” in the first of a four part public lecture series. There are a limited number of places still available - reserve your place free of charge at bit.ly/2HEJfYN. #DIASdiscovers
Trína tograí ceannródaíocha sna daonnachtaí digiteacha, anois tá saothar @SCSLibrary ar fáil ar fud an domhain ar an idirlíon. Sampla is ea an togra Ogham in 3D de thogra a chuidíonn go mór le caomhnú ár gcultúir #DIASdiscovers#SnaG19
Is í an Scoil an Léinn Cheiltigh an lárionad domhanda aitheanta don taighde sna teangacha agus litríochtaí Ceilteacha, an foilsitheoir acadúil is mó le rá sa réimse le taighde déanta ar an gCeilteachas in Éirinn agus i mór-roinn na hEorpa. #DIASdiscovers#SnaG19