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Cornell Postdoc Detects Possible Exoplanet Radio Emission

By monitoring the cosmos with a radio telescope array, an international team of scientists has detected radio bursts emanating from the constellation Boötes – that could be the first radio emission collected from a planet beyond our solar system. The team, led by Cornell postdoctoral…

Did We Just Found Aliens?

Astronomers behind the most extensive search yet for alien life are investigating an intriguing radio wave emission that appears to have come from the direction of Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the sun. The narrow beam of radio waves was picked up during 30…

Astronomers unveil most detailed 3D map yet of Milky Way

Astronomers have unveiled the most precise 3D map yet of the Milky Way, an achievement that promises to shed fresh light on the workings of the galaxy and the mysteries of the broader universe. The vast electronic atlas was compiled from data gathered by the…

Australian Radiotelescope Maps the Sky in 300 Hours

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder located in the outback of Western Australia mapped approximately three million galaxies in just 300 hours, observing 83 % of the sky. The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey produces a map of the Universe in which distant galaxies are represented…