tELL ME IN TEN PODCAST
with JP Quinn
CIT Blackrock CASTLE OBSERVATORY
Make a Solar System Workshop
Frances McCarthy shows Rob O’ Sullivan and all of us at home how make a solar system. Using some toilet roll and stickies, we can discover where the planets are positioned in relation to each other. And using some fruits or household items we can discover the size of the plants in relation to each other.
Discover the Sky with Stellarium
Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Join Rob O' Sullivan from CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory as he gives a full demonstration of some of the top features and functions of this incredible software.
The Cork Discovers Sky
Join Caoimhin from the CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory #SciComm team. In this video Caoimhin, explores the sky on the evening of Cork Discovers on Saturday, November 28th. Watch the video and then go outside and take a look at what you can discover!
MASK: Using Astrophysics and LASERS to Help Prevent The Spread of Covid19
You may have seen this video's thumbnail image in national media. It was the winner of Science Foundation Ireland’s Research Image of the Year 2020. In this video, Claire O'Connell discovers more about this fascination image through a conversation with Dr Liam Lewis, Dr Niall Smith, and Danielle Wilcox.
wHERE DID THE cURLEWS GO?
Learn more about the effect of climate change on bird habitats around the Irish Sea.
tHE nANO nAGLE pODCAST
Nano Nagle Place is a beautiful heritage oasis in the heart of Cork city, comprising three centuries of buildings and gardens. Here is where Venerable Nano Nagle began her work to educate and care for the poor in 18th-century Cork. Here we tell the story of Nano and the sisters who followed her path of education and empowerment. Here too Nano's work continues through the community education projects The Lantern and Cork Migrant Centre. Discover the many great talks, walks and shorts we have created to help you discover Nano Nagle Place.