Telescope bionic ear hears more of the univers…

Sydney, Australia (SPX) May 15, 2018

New technology installed on CSIRO’s 64-m Parkes radio telescope in eastern Australia today will let astronomers ‘hear’ a wider range of radio waves from objects in space, opening the way to new science.

The new equipment is a receiver, a ‘bionic ear’ for the cosmos that catches radio waves and turns them into electrical signals for astronomers to analyse.

The A$2.5 million [USD $1.9
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