Promissory note – the final frontier

  by Economics Correspondent Seán Whelan @seanwhelanRTE No doubt we could all think of better things to do with €3.1 billion than paying off the promissory notes used to bail out Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society. My suggestion is we pay for the Square Kilometre Array. The SKA, as its known, is a project to build the world’s biggest radio telescope, with a receiving area of – yes, you guessed – one square kilometre.  Not that it’s …