19th July 2018: Moon Cycle to DIAS Dunsink Observatory as part of Festival of Curiosity
The ‘Moon Cycle’ took place last night (19.07.18) as part of the Festival of Curiosity. DIAS Dunsink Observatory was established in 1785, and has been part of DIAS since 1947. It now functions primarily as an outreach centre and attracts over 4,000 visitors a year. Further information is available at www.dias.ie.
For further information, contact: Martina Quinn, Alice PR & Events. Tel: 087-6522033, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
J.L. Synge was a Senior Professor in the @StpDias from 1948 to 1972. You can read some Synge's original articles detailing his research and groundbreaking discoveries on our online repository at: bit.ly/2Gzh7X6#DIASdiscovers
'Only a 1/4 of the 120,000 people working in jobs using #STEM are women ... girls are steering clear of what could be a universe of academic and career possibilities' Great article in the @IrishTimes with a mention of our first female fellow Sheila Tinney. bit.ly/2ElqOGu
#DidYouKnow The School of Cosmic Physics at DIAS carried out the first gravity survey of Ireland and through off-shore geophysical research enabled the extension of Ireland’s ocean territory by tenfold. #DIASdiscovers
A key priority of the @SCSLibrary is the provision of reliable editions of hitherto unpublished material and texts, previously accessible only to scholars consulting the manuscripts. Learn more about the @DIAS_ISOS project at isos.dias.ie#DIASdiscovers
. @ProfBrianCox & @robinince using coffee & cream to explain how we got from the Big Bang to the universe as we know it today. Fantastic show tonight in @3ArenaDublin - masterclass in communicating complex scientific concepts effectively