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Radio galaxies: the mysterious, secretive "beasts" of the Universe

The Conversation Africa | Posted 10.19.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Imogen Whittam, University of the Western Cape Most pictures of galaxies that you see, such as the beautiful images from the Hubble Space Telescope, ...

Africa's MeerKAT 'First Light' Images Have Blown All Expectations

The Conversation Africa | Posted 10.03.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

The "first light" images are just the beginning. Even at a quarter of its full strength MeerKAT - and ultimately the SKA project - seems set to prove that the sky really is the limit for what we can learn about our universe.

WATCH: Huge New Telescope Hit By Labor Dispute

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

Less than half a year after the inauguration of a US$1.4-billion radio telescope array in Chile, astronomical observations have ceased because of a la...

New Radio-Astronomy Observatory in the Australian Outback

Alex Cherney | Posted 12.06.2012 | Science
Alex Cherney

ASKAP, officially opened by CSIRO on October 5th, 2012, is a very impressive telescope with 36 antennas, each 12 meters in diameter, spread out over 4,000 square meters and working together as one.

World's Fastest Telescope Opens For Business

Reuters | Rebekah Kebede | Posted 12.05.2012 | Science

By Rebekah Kebede MURCHISON, Australia (Reuters) - In the remote Australian outback, scientists have launched the world's fastest radio...

PHOTOS: Messages From Earth

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is usually about collecting data. Researchers look at broad ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum...