Understanding Radio Telescopes: Dr John Morgan

Understanding Radio Telescopes: Dr John Morgan

>>Dr. John Morgan: What I really want to convey to you today is a little bit about radio telescopes and rather than focussing too much on the real exciting science that we hope to get out of radio telescopes and the SKA in particular that’s information that you can find for yourself pretty easily and […]

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New CHIME radio telescope will help unravel today’s biggest cosmic mysteries

New CHIME radio telescope will help unravel today’s biggest cosmic mysteries

We’ve designed an experiment to study the properties of dark energy and we’re going to do that by mapping a huge volume of the universe. These will not be gorgeous pictures of distant spiral galaxies but a very sensitive picture of where structure is in the whole universe. And so what it ends up providing […]

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How does a radio telescope work?

How does a radio telescope work?

(soft music) – Our radio telescopes that we use for SETI, the observing systems that we use at radio telescopes are not dissimilar from this radio. Now, if I turned on this radio, all you would hear is static at most places on the radio dial. But at certain places on the radio dial, there’s […]

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