radio astronomy

NASA telescope discovers youngest pulsar to date


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) NASA has announced the discovery of a pulsar estimated to be less than 25 million years old, the youngest ever found.NASA said in a press ... Read more...

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Lunar perigee all set to appear in a week


March 9th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world would experience lunar perigee in just over a week. The phenomena would make the moon appear much bigger than we have known it all ... Read more...

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Is the Earth headed for a Moonageddon in 2 weeks?


March 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): In two weeks, the Earth could be headed for a big showdown according to some, for the Moon will be at its closest point to Earth in 18 ... Read more...

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Simultaneous signals from 2 pulsars heralds new era in radio astronomy


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Astronomers at ASTRON demonstrated the feasibility of a new receiver technology by simultaneously detecting the radio signals of two widely separated pulsars - the observation will have a ... Read more...

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Water presence on Moon may hamper plans for lunar astronomy


September 21st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Space scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences are concerned that the recent discovery of water on the moon could hamper lunar astronomy.They said that the scattering caused ... Read more...

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Spinning stars help scientists ‘weigh’ planets in our Solar System


August 24th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): An international team of researchers has come up with a new way to weigh the planets in our Solar System, using radio signals from pulsars.Data from a ... Read more...

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Massive stars are born the same way as their smaller counterparts


July 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Researchers have managed to obtain the first infrared image of a compact disc closely encircling a massive young star-a strong evidence that massive stars form in the same ... Read more...

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‘Earliest evolutionary history’ of Milky Way revealed


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): German astronomers have been successful in investigating for the first time the "earliest evolutionary history" of the Milky Way.According to the scientists from the Argelander Institute for ... Read more...

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LOFAR raises hopes of unravelling mysteries of universe


June 15th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The world's largest radio telescope, LOFAR, has officially been launched, raising scientists' hopes of unravelling the hidden mysteries of the universe. The giant telescope, unveiled by Queen Beatrix ... Read more...

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New innovations required for finding aliens


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): The author of a new book, titled "The Eerie Silence: Are We Alone?" has said that bold new innovations are required to search for extraterrestrial intelligence.Writing in March's ... Read more...

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Astronomers take deep look into material around black holes


December 9th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): An international research team has taken a deep look into the shape and geometry of the accreting material around the black hole in nearby Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN).The ... Read more...

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Inner Planets: A Dying Star Called Betelgeuse


August 8th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
Keiichi Ohnaka at the Max Planck Institute For Radio Astronomy heads a group of astronomers doing a project on the most recent Dying Star called Betelgeuse, and have discovered that the gases ... Read more...

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Astronomers capture most high-resolution images of dying giant star


August 8th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has made the most high-resolution images of a dying giant star to date.Led by Keiichi Ohnaka at the Max Planck Institute for Radio ... Read more...

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Astronomers make most detailed map yet of ‘blue whale’ of space


July 14th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 14 (ANI): A team of astronomers has made the most detailed map yet of a rare radio galaxy, which is like the 'blue whale' of space.According to a report ... Read more...

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Astronomers unveil largest map of cold cosmic dust


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, July 2 (ANI): Astronomers have unveiled the largest map of cold cosmic dust, which are peppered in the inner regions of the Milky Way galaxy, and are the potential birthplaces of ... Read more...

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Astronomers find most distant signs of water in the Universe to date


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Astronomers have found the most distant signs of water in the Universe to date, in the form of water vapor contained in a jet ejected from a supermassive ... Read more...

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Two highly complex organic molecules detected in space


April 21st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, April 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, Cornell University, USA, and the University of Cologne, Germany, have detected two of the most complex ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s centre tastes like raspberries and smells of rum


April 21st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): If a long term research by astronomers is anything to go by, then the centre of our of galaxy tastes like raspberries and smells of rum.According to a ... Read more...

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East Asian astronomers build worlds largest radio telescope network


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): A team of astronomers from East Asia is building the worlds largest radio telescope network, which will look deep into the galaxies and black holes more ... Read more...

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Astronomers build world’s largest radio telescope network


February 2nd, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 2 (Xinhua) Astronomers from China, Japan and South Korea are building the world's largest radio telescope array to study the Milky Way Galaxy and black holes as well as to ... Read more...

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Astronomers observe stars forming close to Milky Ways central black hole


January 6th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Astronomers have shown that stars can even form very close to the Milky Ways central black hole.The center of our galaxy is wracked with powerful gravitational tides ... Read more...

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Andhra allots land for Tata science campus in Hyderabad


January 5th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Monday decided to allot 210 acres of land here for the second campus of the Mumbai-based premier scientific research institute Tata Institute of Fundamental ... Read more...

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Astronomers spot cosmic water inside distant galaxy


December 18th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Astronomers at Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, have spotted a mega maser emission inside a galaxy at the edge of the visible ... Read more...

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Gas infall and outflow processes in six baby stars revealed


October 11th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 11 (ANI): New high-resolution observations with the VLT (Very Large Telescope) Interferometer of the European Southern Observatory in Chile reveal gas infall and outflow processes in the direct environment ... Read more...

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Laws of nature are the same in the distant Universe as they are here on Earth


June 20th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, June 20 (ANI): A new research has determined that the laws of nature are the same in the distant Universe as they are here on Earth.The research was conducted by ... Read more...

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World’s largest telescope network activated


June 11th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) The largest-ever telescope network has been activated. It stretches 11,000 km across North and South America, Europe and Africa, and will simultaneously observe the same objects. The telescopes ... Read more...

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Arecibo Observatory becomes part of 6,800-mile global telescope


June 11th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico became a part of the global network of telescopes in North America, South America, Europe, and Africa when all of them ... Read more...

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Dust torus around dying supergiant star detected


May 28th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, May 28 (ANI): Scientists have detected a dust torus around an individual dying supergiant star in our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.This discovery was made by a team ... Read more...

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Astronomer suggests conserving lunar crater for radio astronomy


March 24th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, March 24 (ANI): An astronomer has suggested that a crater in the center of the far side of the moon should be conserved, as it is an ideal location for ... Read more...

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