Long-lost invisible stellar graveyard revealed by radio telescope duo

Models of the universe predict that supernova remnants should be far more common than they are. Now, a new image from sensitive radio telescopes reveal that the missing remnants are hiding in plain sight.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Su… Continue reading Long-lost invisible stellar graveyard revealed by radio telescope duo

Fast radio burst reveals the Milky Way is emptier than we thought

The intriguing cosmic mystery of fast radio bursts (FRBs) has now shed light (pun intended) on another mystery. By studying the signature of an FRB from a nearby galaxy, astronomers have found that the Milky Way has far less matter than expected.Contin… Continue reading Fast radio burst reveals the Milky Way is emptier than we thought

Construction begins on the world’s largest radio observatory

A highly sensitive, next-generation radio observatory has started to come to life, with construction now officially underway on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Australia and South Africa. The dual-site science facility is set to become one of the l… Continue reading Construction begins on the world’s largest radio observatory

Construction begins on the world’s largest radio observatory

A highly sensitive, next-generation radio observatory has started to come to life, with construction now officially underway on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Australia and South Africa. The dual-site science facility is set to become one of the l… Continue reading Construction begins on the world’s largest radio observatory

Scientists beef up search for alien life with powerful new supercomputer

Scientists working with the Breakthrough Listen initiative have a powerful new tool at their disposal. A new instrument integrated into the Southern Hemisphere’s largest radio telescope has given it the capabilities to detect technosignatures of extrat… Continue reading Scientists beef up search for alien life with powerful new supercomputer