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Radio Astronomy Transformed: Aperture Arrays - Past ... - Vox Charta

I review the early development of Aperture Arrays and their role in radio astronomy. The demise of this technology at the end of the 1960′s, and the reasons for the rise of parabolic dishes is also considered.
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World's Largest Telescope to Crown Europe's 50-Year Space Legacy - Space.com

World's Largest Telescope to Crown Europe's 50-Year Space LegacySpace.comThe last site, Llano de Chajnantor, is the location of the world's most complex radio telescope: the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), which just started...
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Statistical Drake Equation: SETI radio telescopes are not sensitive ...

http://phys.org/news/2012-12-alien-civilizations.html the American astronomer Frank Drake developed the now famous Drake Equation. This equation.
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The ALMA Radio Telescope: One of Chile's Scientific Treasures - I Love Chile News

The ALMA Radio Telescope: One of Chile's Scientific TreasuresI Love Chile NewsThe dry climate is ideal, due to the fact that humidity is the worst enemy of radio astronomy. Moisture in the atmosphere distorts signals coming from space.
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128TB tape cartridges key to kilometer-size telescope - Computerworld

Computerworld128TB tape cartridges key to kilometer-size telescopeComputerworldThe Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a radio telescope being built by the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) in Australia and South Africa.
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Seeing Stars Finding Nukes Radio Telescopes Can Spot Clandestine Nuclear Tests

Seeing Stars Finding Nukes Radio Telescopes Can Spot Clandestine Nuclear Tests | Radio Astronomy and Radio Telescopes | Scoop.it
Ohio State University researchers previously demonstrated another unlikely tool, when they showed that South Korean GPS stations detected telltale ...
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Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell

The Universe in a Nutshell: The Physics of Everything Michio Kaku, Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at CUNY What if we could find one single equation that explains every force in the universe?
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Data speeds power up MWA radio telescope research - Computerworld New Zealand

Data speeds power up MWA radio telescope researchComputerworld New ZealandData processing rates of up to 4 gigabits per second will be realised next year when the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope correlator ramps up from February 2013.
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Providing a clearer view of our early Universe - Nanowerk LLC

Providing a clearer view of our early UniverseNanowerk LLC(Nanowerk News) A new data analysis tool will be used by researchers of the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO) at Curtin University to handle large quantities of...
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A Multi-Wavelength View of Radio Galaxy Hercules A - HubbleSite

... the combined imaging power of two of astronomy's cutting-edge tools, the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3, and the recently upgraded Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope in New Mexico.
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Sheshan unveils large radio telescope - China Daily

Sheshan unveils large radio telescope - China Daily | Radio Astronomy and Radio Telescopes | Scoop.it
Sheshan unveils large radio telescopeChina DailyA massive radio telescope for use in space observation was unveiled Sunday at the foot of Sheshan Mountain in Shanghai Sheshan in Oct 28.
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New radio telescope to provide advance warnings of potentially ...

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The newly inaugurated Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope will monitor the Sun's activity to give us early warning on upcoming solar flares.
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New radio telescope to watch for solar flares | Great News Network

After a long eight-year wait, the building of Australia's Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope has finally reached completion. The radio telescope's first major task will be to investigate the Sun to provide earlier warnings ...
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Astronomers discover and 'weigh' infant solar system

"This very young object has all the elements of a solar system in the making," said John Tobin, of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Tobin and his colleagues used the Submillimeter Array and the Combined Array for ...
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Astronomers find infant solar system in our stellar neighborhood

John Tobin of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and his collaborators have found and thoroughly characterized the protostar L1527 IRS, the least developed infant star currently known. L1527's envelope contains ...
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New EU-Africa partnership in Radio Astronomy - AfricaNews

AfricaNewsNew EU-Africa partnership in Radio AstronomyAfricaNewsAfrican-European Radio Astronomy Platform (AERAP) was unveiled on November 15, 2012 after successful adoption of EU Written Declaration 45/2011 on science capacity building in Africa.
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Australian Outback Launches Fastest Radio Telescope in the World ...

Australian Outback Launches Fastest Radio Telescope in the World ... | Radio Astronomy and Radio Telescopes | Scoop.it
The Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), officially opened October 5th, will be the fastest, most sensitive radio telescope in the world when it is fully operational next year. But ASKAP is just the opening act.
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Twitter / autography: The 21 meter dish @moreheadstate ...

The 21 meter dish @moreheadstate is pretty impressive, pulling double duty in radio astronomy and spacecraft comms. http://t.co/9Ii9Xvzq
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Astronomers Discover 'Missing Link' of Black Holes - Science Daily (press release)

Astronomers Discover 'Missing Link' of Black HolesScience Daily (press release)This finding was confirmed by zooming in using the world's most eagle-eyed radio telescope, the Very Long Baseline Array.
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