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Using Talk Radio To Track Space Debris
2013-12-02 12:42:54

Astronomers are using pop songs, talk radio and the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) to help prevent catastrophic space junk collisions.

TheSkyNet Celebrating Second Anniversary
2013-09-13 09:22:04

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.

Western Australian State Government Invests $26M In Astronomy And The Square Kilometre Array
2013-08-16 17:13:42

The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), based in Perth, Western Australia has been extended for another five years thanks to a $26M investment announced by WA Premier Colin Barnett today.

Age Of Astronomy Big Data Is Already Here
2013-07-23 09:11:39

High-performance computing specialists from Perth’s International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) today became the first users of one of Australia’s leading supercomputing facilities -- the Pawsey Centre -- ahead of its official opening later this year.

Seeing The Early Universe In A New Way
2013-07-10 11:57:08

Solar storms, space junk and the formation of the Universe are about to be seen in an entirely new way with the start of operations today by the $51 million Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope.

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.

Citizen Scientist For theSkyNet Gets Once In A Lifetime Experience
2012-11-05 09:11:40

Last week the top contributor to citizen science initiative theSkyNet traveled to the heart of the West Australian outback to visit the future site of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope.

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2007-01-08 13:15:00

Astronomers have proposed an improved method of searching for intelligent extraterrestrial life using instruments like the one now under construction in Australia. This instrument could detect Earth-like civilizations around any of the 1,000 nearest stars.


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