Radio Astronomy

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First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

University of Oxford signs radio astronomy project contract

. The University of Oxford, a member of the Low Frequency Aperture Array (LFAA) consortium, working together with the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) organization to build the world's largest radio telescope, has signed the second phase of a study contract ... [Published EE-Evaluation Engineering - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The best discoveries are often the least expected

THE biblical story of Saul finding his kingdom by chance while searching for his father’s lost donkeys offers an important lesson for scientists. Instead of defining our research objectives narrowly, we must open our minds to completely different and ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nasa captures the sound of space

It could be mistaken for an artsy film score, but Nasa's soundtrack contains actual electromagnetic recording taken from throughout the solar system.Despite being a vacuum, the black abyss is teeming with noises, blog Consequence of Sound said .A “great ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Shaky start at PMB school hasn’t stopped him aiming high

20 Oct 2014Estelle SinkinsIN his matric year, Sphumelele Ndlovu was one of hundreds of pupils whose education was disrupted when 24 teachers walked out of Kuhlekonke Secondary School in 2004.But the young man — who was raised by his single mother, Patricia, ... [Published The Witness - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] (ICRAR) Dark matter half what we thought, say scientists

[ http://www.icrar.org/news/news_items/media-releases/dark-matter-half-what-we-thought,-say-scientists ] (... links deleted ...) Dark matter half what we thought, say scientists You have navigated to this page through:1. [19]International Centre ... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

An Exceptional DIY Hardware & Software Conference

HAMBURG, Germany -- The Exceptional Hardware and Software Meeting (EHSM) isn't your ordinary software or hardware conference centered on buzzwords, trends, or "cloud computing." The second edition of the EHSM took place at DESY Hamburg June 27-29. True ... [Published EE Times - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 3 reports

Hungry black hole gulping down gas faster than ever

Sydney, Oct 9Astronomers have discovered a black hole that is consuming gas from a nearby star 10 times faster than previously thought possible.The black hole known as P13 lies on the outskirts of the galaxy NGC7793 about 12 million light years away from ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Learn about amateur radio astronomy

The Shoreline Amateur Astronomical Association will host James Van Prooyen, a software engineer working in the aerospace industry, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the planetarium at Macatawa Bay Middle School, 3700 140th Ave. Van Prooyen will speak on the topic ... [Published Holland Sentinel - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Aliens May Be Out There, But Too Distant For Contact

By Irene Klotz, Discovery NewsDate: 06 October 2014 Time: 07:29 PM ETThe SETI Institute's Allen Telescope Array (ATA) is hunting for radio signals from hypothetical intelligent alien life in our galaxy.CREDIT: SETI InstituteThe Milky Way may be home to ... [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Shared Sky

Friday 3rd October / posted by Kylie SturgessSometimes art and science intersect but where is that space, and how vast is it? The Square Kilometre Array, or the SKA, is a radio telescope project involving over twenty countries, spanning more than fifty ... [Published RTR FM - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Aliens May be Out There, but Too Distant for Contact

Related LinksThe Milky Way may be home to some 3,000 extraterrestrial civilizations but the vast distances between our galactic cousins will make contact extremely rare, a new study concludes.Data collected by NASA’s Kepler space telescope and other ... [Published Discovery Channel - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

September StarNight at the LTO

e Invisible Universe: Radio Astronomy at LTOThe evening’s program will be an entertaining presentation on the amazing history of radio astronomy and a look into exciting recent developments including the search for life beyond Earth and radio signatures ... [Published BerthoudRecorder.com - Oct 02 2014]

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...for Advanced Radio Astronomy at the University of Texas at Brownsville, who is helping in the transition from federal to commercial space travel. "But we're just in the beginning. To stop now would just be wrong. It wouldn't make sense."
"This breakthrough by the Northrop Grumman team could lead to revolutionary technologies such as high-resolution security imaging systems, improved collision-avoidance radar, communications networks with many times the capacity of current systems and spectrometers that could detect potentially dangerous chemicals and explosives with much greater sensitivity" said Dev Palmer, program manager, Microsystems Technology Office at DARPA
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Explosion not expected to derail private space ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 29 2014]
Northrop Grumman Sets World Record with One-Ter... [Published Stockwatch - Oct 28 2014]
Comments of the Week #33: From Dark Energy to B... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 25 2014]
Address, Naledi Pandor MP, Minister of Science ... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Oct 24 2014]
University of Oxford signs radio astronomy proj... [Published EE-Evaluation Engineering - Oct 24 2014]
FCC Investigates Potential for Mobile Radio Ser... [Published TV Technology - Oct 24 2014]
Dr Alexis von Hoensbroech becomes n... [Published Transport Weekly - Oct 23 2014]
Lufthansa Cargo appoints former astrophysicist ... [Published Lloyds Loading List - Oct 23 2014]
The Draghi Grand Plan 2.0 [Published Investing.com - Oct 23 2014]
The best discoveries are often the least expected [Published Shanghai Daily - Oct 22 2014]
Massive Black Holes May Be Able To Halt New Sta... [Published Red Orbit - Oct 22 2014]
Nasa captures the sound of space [Published stuff.co.nz - Oct 21 2014]
WVU names STEM Mountains of Excellence Fellowsh... [Published Noodls - Oct 20 2014]
Shaky start at PMB school hasn’t stopped him ai... [Published The Witness - Oct 20 2014]
Welsh History Month: An impression of exultation [Published Wales Online - Oct 18 2014]
Dual Program: Physics Students [Published Valley Morning Star - Oct 18 2014]
[tt] (ICRAR) Dark matter half what we thought, ... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 17 2014]
The Milky Way Is a Cosmic Bully, Strips Neighbo... [Published Softpedia - Oct 16 2014]
Half as much dark matter as astronomers thought [Published Laboratory News - Oct 15 2014]
Construction secrets of a galactic metropolis [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 15 2014]
From galactic pile-ups, stars are born: a crash... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 15 2014]
Dark Matter Half What We Thought [Published Asian Scientist - Oct 15 2014]
Study claims Milky Way dark matter half what sc... [Published Astronomy Magazine - Oct 14 2014]
Dark Matter and the Milky Way: More Little Than... [Published Epoch Times - Oct 14 2014]
Make your own Silicon Valley [Published Korea Times - Oct 14 2014]
Special: Facts and information about World Stan... [Published Mid Day - Oct 14 2014]
An Exceptional DIY Hardware & Software Conference [Published EE Times - Oct 14 2014]
The Lost Donkeys of Science [Published Kathmandu Post - Oct 13 2014]
Small Black Hole Has Huge Appetite That Defies ... [Published Care2 - Oct 13 2014]
New OSU planetarium director wants to share sec... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Oct 12 2014]
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Comments of the Week #33: From Dark Energy to B... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 25 2014]
“Sexism was the only thing that kept Jerrie Cobb out of space in 1960, and it cannot be allowed to stand in her way now.” -Patricia Ireland It isn’t every week that you cover topics ranging from the birth of the Universe to the fundamental nature of ...
[tt] (ICRAR) Dark matter half what we thought, ... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 17 2014]
[ http://www.icrar.org/news/news_items/media-releases/dark-matter-half-what-we-thought,-say-scientists ] (... links deleted ...) Dark matter half what we thought, say scientists You have navigated to this page through:1. [19]International Centre ...
Introducing the World’s Most Precise Clock [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 30 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Illustration: Erik Vrielink In 1967, time underwent a dramatic shift. That was the year the key increment of time—the second—went from being defined as a tiny fraction of a year to something much more ...
[tt] (NOAO 2014-06) The Coolest Known White Dwa... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 03 2014]
(Those "diamonds" seem to be pretty common, some have been mentionedhere in the past. This one is part of binary with a pulsar, quiteinteresting. Or maybe it's something else, because it's so cold/faintthat scientists cannot "see" it, for now - TR) [ ...
Streamers of Gravel near Orion Nebula? [Published Centauri Dreams - Sep 02 2014]
I have a soft spot in my heart for the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia. It’s not just that Frank Drake started Project Ozma on the site in 1960, or that Benjamin Zuckerman and Patrick Palmer ran an Ozma follow-up there in the mid-1970s. I was ...
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