Radio telescopes on Earth sends 90,000 messages to Mars
Radio telescopes on Earth sends 90,000 messages to Mars

To mark the launch of the first robotic probe to the Red planet, that took place 50 years ago, radio telescopes on Earth sends 90,000 messages to Mars on Friday.

Low-frequency waves help astronomers click faraway galaxy

A team of astronomers has taken the most sensitive image of a galaxy 30 million light years away via a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations.

First LOFAR observations of the "Whirlpool Galaxy" made by European astronomers

Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a European team of astronomers has obtained the most sensitive image of a galaxy below 1 GHz.

Leading experts come together to build world`s largest radio telescope

Leading experts from around the world have gathered in Stellenbosch, South Africa to plan how SKA ( Square Kilometre Array ) - an international enterprise to build the largest radio telescope - will be used.

New Zealanders designing most advanced telescope

Two New Zealand research groups are to lead work on designing crucial aspects of the world`s largest and most sensitive radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array, a minister announced here Tuesday.

New Zealanders designing most advanced telescope

Two New Zealand research groups are to lead work on designing crucial aspects of the world`s largest and most sensitive radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array, a minister announced here Tuesday.

Super-telescope LOFAR finds two new pulsars

The radio telescope LOFAR has found two new pulsars - fast-spinning neutron stars, which are remnants of massive supernova explosions.

Astronomers probing how black holes shape galaxies` development

The scientists studied a galaxy called 4C12.50, nearly 1.5 billion light-years from Earth.

Construction of world`s largest radio telescope to begin in 2016

The Square Kilometre Array is a radio telescope, which will be built in the remote and radio quiet deserts of Australia and Southern Africa.

Two baby planets guzzling gas from `parent` star found

For the first time, scientists have observed the birth of two giant planets emitting gas as they orbit their parent star.

700,000 new galaxies expected to be found in 2013

Astronomers hope that the huge radio telescope facility in Western Australia officially opened earlier this year will help them uncover 700,000 new galaxies in 2013.

World`s largest radio telescope may confirm alien life

Humans could make contact with alien life within 12 years, with the aid of the world`s largest radio telescope, a leading UFO expert has claimed.

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.

Australia’s newest radio telescope tipped to find 700,000 galaxies

Scientists planning for CSIRO’s next-generation Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) are hoping to find an unprecedented 700,000 new galaxies with the country’s newest radio telescope.

China unveils Asia`s biggest radio telescope

China today unveiled Asia`s biggest radio telescope to be used in collecting accurate data from satellites and space probes.

Radio telescopes may help reveal history of our universe

A team of scientists has developed a method for detecting galaxies of stars that formed when the universe was in its infancy, during the first 180 million years of its existence.

Radio telescope ALMA opens its eye on Universe

ALMA, which is under construction, is currently using 16 large antennas to see wavelengths of light.

India to give electronics sub-systems for Oz plan

India is providing critical digital electronics sub-systems for a USD 29 million next-generation radio telescope, being built by Australia which will help to study early universe, the Sun and space weather.

ALMA telescope opens its eyes on the Universe

ALMA was officially opened for astronomers on Monday after a decade of planning and construction.