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Dalkeith Primary School students have transmitted a ‘golden record’ into space, filled with illustrations, photos and messages for the Universe. The Year 5 and 6 students’ transmission was sent this morning from the European Space Agency’s deep space antenna at New Norcia.
Researchers have taught an artificial intelligence program used to recognise faces on Facebook to identify galaxies in deep space.
Two outback radio telescopes synchronised to observe the same point of sky have discovered more about one of the Universe’s most mysterious events in new research published today.
The Moon may be the key to unlocking how the first stars and galaxies shaped the early Universe. A team of astronomers led by Dr Benjamin McKinley at Curtin University node of ICRAR and the ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions (ASTRO 3D) observed the Moon with a radio telescope to help search for the faint signal from hydrogen atoms in the infant Universe.
Australian researchers using a CSIRO radio telescope in Western Australia have nearly doubled the known number of ‘fast radio bursts’— powerful flashes of radio waves from deep space.
Astronomers have detected radio jets belonging to a neutron star with a strong magnetic field — something not predicted by current theory, according to a new study published in Nature today.