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Culture Night at Dunsink Observatory – Friday 16th September 2016

Dunsink Observatory is joining in the celebrations of Culture Night on Friday 16th September 2016. The Observatory will be open from 7:00pm to 11:00pm and during the evening, visitors will be able to view the historic observatory buildings,… Read More

3rd August – DIAS to Develop Revolutionary New Detector for Astronomy

With funding from Science Foundation Ireland, the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is developing a new type of detector that will enormously enhance our ability to study the most distant galaxies in the Universe as well as star… Read More

2013-12-04 School OF Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture

Professor Lars Bergström (Professor of Theoretical Physics, Stockholm University and Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physics) gave the School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture recently. The lecture was entitled “Solving the Puzzle of Dark Matter?” and… Read More

2013-11-05 “Light Echo at Dunsink Observatory”

5th-16th November – “Light Echo at Dunsink Observatory” An exhibition of work by textile artist Bernie Dignam will be hosted by Dunsink Observatory during Science Week.  This exhibition will run from November 5th  to November 16th. Musician Ute… Read More

2013-11-10 Exploring the XTRA-Ordinary,

Exploring the XTRA-Ordinary, Science Week 10th – 17th November 2013 Co-ordinated by Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme, Science Week is a collaboration of events run by colleges, schools, libraries, teachers, researchers and students throughout Ireland. During Science Week,… Read More

2013-11-08 “The Life of Galileo” in Dunsink Observatory

“The Life of Galileo” in Dunsink Observatory (8th -10th November 2013)    The Greenwood Theatre Company, in association with Dunsink Observatory, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, proudly present “The Life of Galileo” by Bertolt Brecht in a new… Read More

2013-07-25 Upcoming Fringe Events to the Festival of Curiosity

Upcoming Fringe Events to the Festival of Curiosity   In association with the Embassy of France in Ireland   Lecture by Dr Cécile Fabre (ChemCam) “Curiosity and ChemCam – analysing the chemical composition of Mars rocks” Thursday July… Read More

2012-11-23 Irish Astronomy Trail Website Launch

On Friday 23rd November, Minister Joan Burton, T.D., formally launched the Irish Astronomy Trail, a new initiative developed by DIAS in the historic Dunsink Observatory which is now operated by DIAS and is located in Minister Burton’s constituency…. Read More

Irish Astronomy Trail Launch

Irish Astronomy Trail  Launch Friday November 23 2012 The Irish Astronomy Trail  Launch takes place on Friday November 23, in Dunsink Observatory. Join us on Facebook for more information.

2012-11-19 School of Theoretical Physics Statutory Public Lecture 2012 in association with the School of Cosmic Physics

“Cosmic perspectives: from planets to the multiverse” by Professor Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow, O.M., F.R.S. Mon 19 Nov 6:00pm, Theatre L, Newman Building, Arts Block, UCD. Admission free. Poster   Cosmic perspectives: from planets to the… Read More