News tagged with reflector

Image: Antenna market opening

A 5 m-diameter antenna, designed for orbital operations, seen after a test deployment. Large reflectors are increasingly required for telecommunications, science and Earth observation missions.

dateNov 24, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Acoustic levitation made simple

A team of researchers at the University of São Paulo in Brazil has developed a new levitation device that can hover a tiny object with more control than any instrument that has come before.

dateJan 05, 2015 in General Physics
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First MeerKAT antenna foundation poured

The concrete for the first MeerKAT antenna foundation was poured yesterday at South Africa's SKA site in the Karoo. This is the first of 64 similar foundations that will be constructed for this telescope over the next nine ...

dateAug 16, 2013 in Astronomy
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