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How Albert Einstein became a household name 100 years ago

1919's total eclipse of the sun provided the first evidence in favour of Einstein's theory of general relativity writes Prof Peter Coles, Department of Theoretical Physics

Spotlight on research - Sara Culhane - Cinema

How cinema brought the world to rural Ireland in the 1950s

Research and oral histories show how cinemas in Co Mayo and elsewhere provided a window onto the wider world in the 1950s writes Dr Sarah Culhane, Department of Media Studies

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