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Virtual Press Conference To Be Held For ALMA Inauguration
2013-03-06 08:33:42

On 13 March 2013 the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the largest astronomical project in the world, will be inaugurated in Chile, celebrating ALMA’s transition from a construction project to a fully fledged observatory.

Australia's Astronomy And Space Science Research Has New Leader
2013-01-31 12:06:36

CSIRO's astronomy, spacecraft tracking and space science activities will be headed up by a new leader, with the announcement today that Dr Lewis Ball has been appointed as the incoming Chief for CSIRO's Astronomy and Space Science (CASS) division.

New 2-D Optical Phased Array Technology To Enable Advanced LADAR, Other Defense Applications
2013-01-18 09:05:40

Similar to RADAR, laser detection and ranging, or LADAR, scans a field of view to determine distance and other information, but it uses optical beams instead of RF waves.

Billions Could Be Saved By New Telescope
2012-11-30 20:32:48

A new telescope in Australia could potentially help save the world billions of dollars by providing early warning of massive solar storms.

Australia Unveils ASKAP Telescope
2012-10-05 21:32:55

Australia has unveiled a new $155 million telescope that could start to capture radio images as soon as Friday.


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Very Large Array -- The Very Large Array, one of the world's premier astronomical radio observatories, consists of 27 radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration on the Plains of San Agustin fifty miles west of Socorro, New Mexico. Each antenna is 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter. The data from the antennas is combined electronically to give the resolution of an antenna 36km (22 miles) across, with the sensitivity of a dish 130 meters (422 feet) in diameter. The VLA is an...

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