BYGONE DAYS: Tributes paid to a pioneer of Ulster farming

Mr Harold Bullock, right, chief executive of the NI Seed Potato Marketing Board, with Mr William Forsythe, a potato producer, and Mr Jay Semple, chairman of the UFU potato committee pictured at Warrenpoint harbour at the end of April 1980. Picture: News Letter archives At a ceremony in the Midland Hotel, attended by leading agriculturists, […]

Harvard astronomer argues that alien vessel paid us a visit

A handout photo released by the European Space Agency on June 27, 2018 shows an artist’s impression of the first interstellar object discovered in the Solar System, `Oumuamua’ AFP Avi Loeb lays out the argument for the alien origins of the object named ‘Oumuamua’ – ‘scout’ in Hawaiian — in his book Discovering there’s intelligent […]