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Language in the Cosmos II: Hello There GJ273b

The ‘Language in the Cosmos’ symposium Three times in October, 2017 researchers turned a powerful radar telescope near Tromsø, Norway…

2 years ago

A Magnetar Just Woke Up After Three Years of Silence

A new study by a team of over 200 international scientists has revealed how a magnetar - a special class…

2 years ago

The Most Detailed Map Ever Made of the Milky Way in Radio Waves

A new radio wave map of the Milky Way Galaxy is our most detailed yet and will be the basis…

2 years ago

Breakthrough Listen is Going to Scan ‘Oumuamua, You Know, Just to be Sure it’s Just an Asteroid and Not a Spaceship.

Using the Greenbank Radio Telescope, Breakthrough Listen plans to "listen" to 'Oumuamua to see if there are any signs of…

2 years ago

Australia To Create Its Own Space Agency

This year’s International Astronautical Congress is being held in Adelaide, Australia and the opening ceremonies of this meeting of ‘all…

2 years ago

New Study Says a Fast Radio Burst Happens Every Second in the Universe

A new study by a team of researchers from the CfA argues that a Fast Radio Burst happens with every…

2 years ago

Breakthrough Detects Repeating Fast Radio Bursts Coming from Distant Galaxy

Using the Green Bank Telescope, researchers with Breakthrough Listen recently detected repeating fast radio bursts coming from a distant galaxy.

2 years ago

Strange Radio Signals Detected from a Nearby Star

A recent survey conducted by the Arecibo Observatory detected a strange radio signal coming from Ross 128, a star system…

3 years ago

The Sun Probably Lost a Binary Twin Billions of Years Ago

According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a…

3 years ago

The WOW Signal Probably Didn’t Come from Aliens, or Comets as You Recently Heard

A new study has indicated that the famous Wow! signal may have been caused by a comet, though not all…

3 years ago