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The South Pole Telescope is now ready for use in the search for black holes and will be joining its buddy, The Event Horizon Telescope.
Perigord Premedia, a leader in the delivery of outsourced artwork packaging solutions for life science industries has appointed David Mitchell as its non-executive chairman effective from 31-October-2014.
General Dynamics-built radio telescope antennas give scientists a microscopic view of the universe that is thousands of light years away. NEWTON, N.C., June 25, 2014
LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Novak Djokovic selected Seiko as his watch partner, it was the new Astron GPS Solar collection that particularly caught his eye,
Newly-Developed Camera Will Help Astronomers Peer Into Deepest Reaches of the Universe PALO ALTO, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] and the University
When all 64 MeerKAT antennas are operational, the instrument radio telescope will be sensitive enough to pick up a cell phone signal from Saturn. NEWTON, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on the eve of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Seiko launches its new partnership with Novak Djokovic.
The final antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project has just been handed over to the ALMA Observatory.
A new, powerful viewing instrument installed on the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment has already given astronomers a detailed view of the Cat's Paw Nebula.
TheSkyNet is celebrating its two year anniversary today with the official launch of a new research project, as well as a range of improvements and new features to make contributing to astronomical research at home more enjoyable, and even easier.
Radio Astronomy -- Radio astronomy is the study of celestial phenomena through measurement of the characteristics of radio waves emitted by physical processes occurring in space. Radio waves are much longer than light waves. In order to receive good signals, radio astronomy requires large antennas. Radio astronomy is a relatively new field of astronomical research. The earliest investigations into extraterrestrial sources of radio waves were by Karl Guthe Jansky, an engineer with Bell...
Space Telescope Science Institute -- STScI mission statement: We bring the cosmos to Earth We carry out this vision by empowering the astronomy community to produce new scientific discoveries and by bringing the benefits of this research to the public. We make the best astronomical facilities productive for the largest number of scientists, and we promote new missions with the greatest potential for unlocking the secrets of the universe. We have done this with HST, and we will do the...
National Radio Astronomy Observatory -- The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is a research facility of the U.S. National Science Foundation. They provide state-of-the-art radio telescope facilities for use by the scientific community. They conceive, design, build, operate and maintain radio telescopes used by scientists from around the world. Scientists use their facilities to study virtually all types of astronomical objects known, from planets and comets in our own Solar...
European Southern Observatory -- ESO, the European Southern Observatory, was created in 1962 to: "establish and operate an astronomical observatory in the southern hemisphere, equipped with powerful instruments, with the aim of furthering and organising collaboration in astronomy". ESO is supported by Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. Other countries have expressed interest to become a member as well. ESO...
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