News tagged with radio

A telescope is born: Australia SKA Pathfinder

It may look like just dots on a page, but an image of distant galaxies taken last week represents a huge step forward for CSIRO's Australia SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope in Western Australia.

dateJun 11, 2014 in Astronomy
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Hidden nurseries in the Milky Way

(Phys.org) —APEX, the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, is a telescope of 12 m diameter at an exceptional site on Earth: the Chajnantor plateau is located 5100 m above sea level in the Atacama desert in Chile. ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Astronomy
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NASA sun probe silent now for six weeks

No one knows exactly why a NASA solar probe stopped talking to Earth six weeks ago, but it's possible the spacecraft is out of power and is drifting without a way of calling for help, the agency said in an ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Turning traditional textiles smart

Mexican researcher Paulino Vacas Jacques invented a "motherboard" able to turn textiles smart. This technology could be included in bed sheets to measure the hours slept by a person.

dateMay 27, 2015 in Engineering
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MixRadio expands amid streaming battle

MixRadio, the streaming service originally launched by Nokia, on Tuesday expanded availability to major smartphone platforms as the market for on-demand music keeps growing.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Internet
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World's first 5G radio channel model

While the next mobile network generation – 5G – is yet to be fully realised, the EU has committed itself to ensuring that European businesses and services are able to take full advantage when this new ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in Telecom
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