School of Cosmic Physics at Dunsink Observatory

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SENIOR PROFESSOR LUKE DRURY, HEAD OF ASTROPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY SECTION, talks to Mark Finnegan about National Science Week and the international significance of Dunsink in terms of research into outer space. It is rocket science!

The Irish Astronomy Trail, taking in Cork, Galway and Newgrange is also discussed. Over 4,000 people a year visit Dunsink in school groups and as individuals with an interest.

Duration: 15'14" DATE: July 28, 2014
Interviewer:Mark Finnegan
Producer:Mark Finnegan
Interviewee:PROFESSOR LUKE DRURY
Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
Keywords:Astronomy, telescope, observatory, outer space, astronomy trail, national science week
LocationDUNSINK, NATIONAL, GLOBAL, UNIVERSAL Time Period:2014
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20140728_NST_002.mp3
Rights:Creative Commons License
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