• Emotional tributes as Mars Opportunity Rover pronounced dead

    Emotional tributes as Mars Opportunity Rover pronounced dead0

    By Stephen Jones, Press Association Emotions were running high on social media as the universe waved goodbye to Nasa’s Opportunity rover after 15 years on the surface of Mars. Former US president Barack Obama led tributes to the vehicle, which was only built to operate for three months but ended up surviving far, far longer.

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  • NASA images shed light on the sun

    NASA images shed light on the sun0

    Professor Robert W. Walsh is on the Rock with his exhibit ‘From the Earth to the Sun’, which shows images of the Earth’s closest star in an array of colours captured by the NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory. The NASA Solar Dynamic Observatory is a satellite that orbits the earth and stares at the sun continuously,

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