Astronomy, Fast Radio Bursts, Radio Astronomy
7 Aug , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), a revolutionary new radio telescope, recently made its first-ever detection of a possible Fast Radio Burst (FRB)
Astrobiology, Extrasolar Planets, Radio Astronomy, SETI
5 Jun , 2018 by Paul Patton
The ‘Language in the Cosmos’ symposium Three times in October, 2017 researchers turned a powerful radar telescope near Tromsø, Norway towards an invisibly faint star in the constellation Canis Minor (the small dog) and beamed a coded message into space in an attempt to signal an alien civilization. This new attempt to find other intelligent […]
12 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study considers how messages from extra-terrestrial civilizations could pose an existential threat, and what humanity should do about it.
Astronomy, milky way, Radio Astronomy
29 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new radio wave map of the Milky Way Galaxy is our most detailed yet and will be the basis for further study of the Milky Way for years to come.
27 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study by an international team of astronomers, we now have the tools we need to map the far side of our galaxy.
Astronomy, Cosmology, Radio Astronomy
21 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of researchers from the CfA argues that a Fast Radio Burst happens with every passing second in the observable Universe
Astronomy, Radio Astronomy, SETI
18 Jul , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent survey conducted by the Arecibo Observatory detected a strange radio signal coming from Ross 128, a star system just 11 light-year from Earth.
Astronomy, Radio Astronomy, Star Formation
14 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a binary twin that it lost billions of years ago.
Astronomy, News, Radio Astronomy
13 Jun , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study has indicated that the famous Wow! signal may have been caused by a comet, though not all are convinced with its findings
Astronomy, Black Holes, News
15 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to an international effort and multiple radio telescopes, astronomers have visualized an event horizon for the first time.
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