Tagged: radio astronomy

Murchison and geology - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Jun 19, 2019

There are many places, both in New Zealand and elsewhere around the globe, that are named for the nineteenth-century Scottish geologist Sir Roderick Impey Murchison. It seems astonishing how many of these are connected in some way with events of geological significance, or are otherwise of scientific importance.  One of my predilections is writing blog posts prompted by the occurrence … Read More

What the universe looks like when viewed with radio eyes - Guest Work

Guest Author Oct 28, 2016

Natasha Hurley-Walker, Curtin University To the naked eye, the universe we can see on a clear night is dotted with thousands of stars, but what would it look like if human eyes could see radio waves? Deep in the Western Australian outback a radio telescope is demonstrating just that by painting a picture of the cosmos in all … Read More

Another blow to our SKA chances? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 17, 2012

A week after Australian newspapers ran reports based on leaked information that South Africa’s bid to host the Square Kilometre Array is favoured over a rival bid from Australia and New Zealand, comes ratification of an EU agreement to partner with African countries on radio astronomy. The adoption by the European Parliament yesterday of Science Capacity … Read More