First phase design complete for world's largest telescope project

Design for the first phase of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project has been completed, bringing the world's largest radio telescope project one step closer to completion, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Mar 10, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2013, 20:52 PM 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

Indian-origin journalist wins inaugural Physics Journalism Prize

Anil Ananthaswamy, a consultant at New Scientist Magazine and author of "The Edge of Physics," has bagged the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize.

Mar 01, 2013, 11:01 AM IST

Australia launches powerful telescope to probe outer space

Australia today launched one of the world`s fastest telescopes that will look for intelligent life in the outer regions of the universe while probing the origins of stars, galaxies and black holes.

Oct 05, 2012, 15:35 PM IST

S Africa, Australia in celestial spat for new telescope

South Africa and Australia are now squaring off in a new contest: to win the right to host the world`s most powerful telescope.

Apr 03, 2012, 08:46 AM IST