/ 16 May 2024

A new fluffy planet, the Westminster winner, and an Irish art scandal…


Astronomers have found a new planet that’s bigger than Jupiter – aka the largest known planet in our solar system. It’s called WASP-193b, but the really interesting thing about it is that it has low density – scientists say it’s “basically super fluffy” and “close to cotton candy”. 

Speaking of fluffy… Sage the Miniature Poodle has been crowned Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Sage and her mane of glorious hair beat out Mercedes the German Shepherd, who went home as Reserve Best in Show.

A 24/7 live stream connecting Dublin’s O’Connell Street to a mirroring portal in New York’s Fifth Avenue has been temporarily disconnected after viewers witnessed some “inappropriate behaviour” from the Irish side. It wasn’t all bad – some young people took the chance to expand their dating pool

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