Related topics: radio telescopes

Thirteen new pulsars discovered with MeerKAT

Using the MeerKAT radio telescope, astronomers from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn, Germany and elsewhere, have detected 13 new pulsars in the globular cluster Omega Centauri. The finding was ...

Cosmic burst probes Milky Way's halo

Astronomers have used an intense burst of radio waves originating from a nearby galaxy to inspect the halo of gas cocooning our own Milky Way galaxy. The scientists studied the way that the light of the so-called fast radio ...

A diamond-based quantum amplifier

In physics, weak microwave signals can be amplified with minimal added noise. For instance, artificial quantum systems based on superconducting circuits can amplify and detect single microwave patterns, although at millikelvin ...

VLA and ALMA study Jupiter and Io

While the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) frequently reveal important new facts about objects far beyond our own Milky Way Galaxy—at ...

FAST telescope reveals unprecedented details of the Milky Way

The Milky Way is our home galaxy in the vast universe, but the structure and composition of the Milky Way remain mysterious. The vast interstellar space between the billions of stars is not empty, but filled with tenuous ...

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