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Let us Gaze at the Moon and Stars: Agnes Mary Clerke

Long has mankind been fascinated with the Moon, filling up the night sky like a beacon to the vast unexplored regions beyond our planet. In this letter we will be introduced to a young girl from Skibbereen, Cork, whose fascination with astronomy led to a career that contributed directly to space exploration, and walking on […]

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A Trip to The Moon – In the Footsteps of 2 Irish Scientists (#109)

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 9¬†of the Letter from Ireland Show. In this episode, Carina looks at the story of two Irish scientists who made a big impact on the scientific world. One was born in Ireland and left – the other was born in England, but came to Ireland where he is buried.   […]

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