Square Kilometer Array

What’s Causing the Mysterious Radio Waves Coming From the Center of the Milky Way?

The center of the Milky Way is a mysterious place. Astronomers think there's a supermassive black hole there, though it…

3 months ago

The Square Kilometer Array has Gotten the Official Green Light to Begin Construction

The Square Kilometer Array, the largest radio telescope ever proposed, just commenced construction in South Africa and Australia.

7 months ago

Radio Astronomers are Worried About Mega-Constellations and the Square Kilometer Array

With all the satellite constellations heading to space in the near future, there are concerns they will interfere with radio…

1 year ago

This is the Milky Way’s Magnetic Field

The Milky Way galaxy has its own magnetic field. It's extremely weak compared to Earth's; thousands of times weaker, in…

2 years ago

A Supercomputer has been Designed to run the World’s Largest Radio Telescope

The Science Data Processor consortium for the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) just completed the design work on the supercomputer that…

3 years ago

Australian astronomers have been able to double the number of mysterious fast radio bursts discovered so far

Using the Australia Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder in western Australia, a team of researchers almost doubled the number of FRBs…

3 years ago

The Closest Supernova Since 1604 Is Hissing At Us

By examining faint radio emissions from a local supernova remnant, astronomers are learning more about how stars behave before they…

5 years ago

The Dutch Are Going To The Moon With The Chinese

As part of China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission. a new radio antenna being developed in the Netherlands will be deployed to…

6 years ago

Missing Matter Found! Fast Radio Bursts Confirm Cosmological Model

By measuring a fast radio burst (FRB) coming from space, a team of CSIRO scientists claims to have accounted for…

6 years ago

Communicating Across the Cosmos, Part 2: Petabytes from the Stars?

Since it was founded in 1984, the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute in Mountain View, California, has been a…

7 years ago