Radiotelescope

07.09.13
Murchison Widefield Array goes live, will study the sun, space junk, the early universe and more
07.09.13

Murchison Widefield Array goes live, will study the sun, space junk, the early universe and more

We hope IBM's hardware is ready to chew through the feast of data it's going to receive, as the Mu...

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10.05.12
Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder goes live as the world's quickest radio telescope
10.05.12

Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder goes live as the world's quickest radio telescope

Australia's Shire of Murchison is quickly becoming a hotbed for radio telescopes. As of of Friday,...

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08.07.12
Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98
08.07.12

Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98

Astronomy just lost one of its vanguards, as Sir Bernard Lovell has died at 98. The UK-born scient...

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07.24.12
IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)
07.24.12

IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

Radio telescope operators have as much of a problem coping with the avalanche of data as getting t...

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04.02.12
IBM: 'We must build an Exascale computer before 2024' (video)
04.02.12

IBM: 'We must build an Exascale computer before 2024' (video)

ASTRON has enlisted the help of IBM to lead a five-year, $43 million project to develop and build...

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07.17.11
Russia's RadioAstron telescope finally set to launch, blanket space with its radio eye
07.17.11

Russia's RadioAstron telescope finally set to launch, blanket space with its radio eye

Considering all the space nostalgia we've been swimming in recently, it's somewhat appropriate that...

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07.12.11
SKA radio telescope to pump out more data than the internet in 2020, spot ALF before he lands
07.12.11

SKA radio telescope to pump out more data than the internet in 2020, spot ALF before he lands

Unfortunately for Desmond Dekker fans, this SKA telescope has nothing to do with the Jamaican mus...

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05.22.11
Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)
05.22.11

Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)

We tend to imagine a black hole sucking everything around it straight into oblivion. The truth, h...

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07.07.08
Save Arecibo: because aliens don't do voicemail
07.07.08

Save Arecibo: because aliens don't do voicemail

The folks at SETI@home have put out a desperate plea for the community to bust out those quill pens...

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