Radio Astronomy

Fast Radio Bursts can now be Tracked in Real-Time

Researchers from the University of McGill have developed a new system that will share CHIME data in real-time with observatories…

2 weeks ago

Twin Stars Prove Einstein at Least 99.99% Right

A 16-year study by an international team of astronomers has confirmed Einstein's Theory of General Relativity and witnessed some predicted…

1 month ago

M87’s Supermassive Black Hole is Spewing out a Spiraling jet of Material

Patterns in nature often occur in more than one place.  Spirals, symmetry, and chaos all impact natural phenomena, from the…

2 months ago

LOFAR Sees Strange Radio Signals Hinting at Hidden Exoplanets

LOFAR sees ‘exoplanet aurorae’ near distant red dwarf suns.

4 months ago

ALMA’s new Receivers Will let it see Longer Wavelengths, Peering Closer to the Beginning of the Universe

The ALMA telescope is getting a new set of receivers, enabling it to detect wavelengths down to 8.5 mm. These…

5 months ago

If the First Black Holes Collapsed Directly, Could we Detect Radio Signals From Those Moments?

The birth of direct collapse black holes could be seen by radio telescopes in the near future.

6 months ago

CHIME Detected Over 500 Fast Radio Burst in its First Year, Providing new Clues to What’s Causing Them

The CHIME radio observatory detected over 500 Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) during its first year in operation, the study of…

8 months ago

60 Years Later, is it Time to Update the Drake Equation?

On the 60th anniversary of the famous Drake Equation, a new study considers whether or not it is still of…

9 months ago

NASA is Getting Serious About a Radio Telescope on the Moon

It’s widely known by now that the “dark side” of the moon, made famous by Pink Floyd, isn’t actually dark.…

9 months ago

Breakthrough Listen Searched for Signals From Intelligent Civilizations Near the Center of the Milky Way

If there are aliens out there, they probably aren't in the central region of our galaxy.

9 months ago