May 30, 2014

By Caoimhín Mires


In what has been described as a 'huge leap forward' in the study of traditional music, Dublin scientists are celebrating today after a year-long experiment has resulted in the positive identification of the elusive 'Nyah-Particle'.


Professor Sammy Sapphire, head of DCU’s Department of Applied Irish Traditional Music Particle Theory, explained how the discovery came about: “It all starte...

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