Murchison Widefield Array

Astronomers find hidden structures near Earth's surface

By observing galaxies billions of light-years away, a team of astronomers has detected tube-like structures mere hundreds of kilometres above the Earth's surface.

Jun 02, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

Pop songs, talkback radio helping astronomers track harmful space junk

Scientists have discovered a surprising new way to keep a check on space junk and prevent any catastrophic collisions with Earth - by using pop songs, talkback radio and highly advanced science.

Dec 01, 2013, 11:52 AM IST

Bangalore angle to find `cosmic dawn` 13 billion years ago

The RRI, in partnership with US Universities, Harvard and MIT, and the Universities of Australia and New Zealand successfully built and commissioned the MWA, a radio telescope.

Aug 19, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

Analytical tool to shed light on early universe

A new analytical tool will process waves of data coming in from the new low-frequency radio telescope, the Murchison Widefield Array, to shed more light on early universe.

Dec 16, 2012, 15:58 PM IST