Parkes Radio Telescope

Australia’s Parkes Telescope Just Got a New Name: Murriyang, Which Means “Skyworld”

Australia’s iconic 64-meter Parkes radio telescope has been given a new traditional name to recognize the Wiradjuri, who own the…

3 weeks ago

Want to Find Aliens? The Largest Dataset in the History of SETI has Been Released to the Public

Breakthrough Listen has just released their latest analysis of the past three years of their SETI research, as well as…

1 year ago

Astronomers Have Detected the Brightest Fast Radio Burst Ever Seen. Still No Idea What’s Causing Them

Earlier this month, scientists using the Parkes Radio Telescope detected three FRBs, one of which was the brightest ever observed

3 years ago

What Are Fast Radio Bursts?

Here's a big mystery in astronomy: fast radio bursts. Brief shrieks of radio waves coming from space. What are they?…

4 years ago

Stacking Galactic Signals Reveals A Clearer Universe

Very similar to stacking astronomy images to achieve a better picture, researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research…

7 years ago