radio telescope

Astronomers Propose a 50-Meter Submillimeter Telescope

Some parts of the Universe only reveal important details when observed in radio waves. That explains why we have ALMA,…

1 month ago

China’s FAST Observatory is Playing a Key Role in the Search for Aliens

Some years ago I rememeber running the SETI at Home screensaver and would watch it for hours to see if…

4 months ago

Astronomers Find the Birthplaces of Stars in the Whirlpool Galaxy

Understanding how star-forming works at a galactic scale is challenging in our Milky Way. While we have a general understanding…

4 months ago

Astronomers Find 25 Fast Radio Bursts That Repeat on a Regular Basis

Researchers with the CHIME/FRB Collaboration have announced the discovery of 25 new repeating FRBs, almost doubling the number of known…

1 year ago

New Receiver Will Boost Interplanetary Communication

As we explore the solar system, we'll need an interplanetary communication network that can keep up. A new receiver might…

3 years ago

A Broken Cable Smashed Part of the Arecibo Observatory

The iconic Arecibo Observatory recently suffered some damage when a support cable broke and created a large gash in the…

4 years ago

Complete and Total Mayhem in a Distant Galaxy Collision

A cluster of galaxies is nothing trivial. The shocks, the turbulence, the energy, as all of that matter and energy…

4 years 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

6 years ago

Black Hole Imaged For First Time By Event Horizon Telescope

Thanks to an international effort and multiple radio telescopes, astronomers have visualized an event horizon for the first time.

7 years ago

Fast Radio Bursts On Repeat – Aliens, Or A Rotating Neutron Star?

A team of scientists from CSIRO and McGill have achieved an first by being able to pinpoint the source of…

8 years ago