Why the Army’s new Mars rover project is so exciting, but what about other planetary projects?

The United States military is about to embark on a major land mission to Mars, a project called the Mars 2020 Rover.But how much of the project will go toward building the robot that will carry out the mission?The Army has given the green light for construction of the new rover, dubbed the Curiosity, in […]


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GOP: I could still block a health care bill without letting it come to a vote

Republicans have a plan to undo the Affordable Care Act’s taxes and regulations.But the Senate could still pass a repeal-and-replace bill with enough votes to kill it, if the House doesn’t move forward on a vote.That’s because the House has already passed its bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.The Republican plan would roll back more […]


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ROOST to spend €9bn on new farmland and land acquisition for new rural communities

ROOst is to spend an additional €9.6bn on land acquisitions and construction for new farming communities in Ireland, as part of a programme to address the “challenges” posed by climate change.The new funding, announced in the Irish National Land and Infrastructure Plan (NLIP), is part of ROOsts plan to make the country a “world-class” agricultural […]


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