March 24, 2023

Arecibo Observatory nets $19 million grant to search for dangerous asteroids

By Marc Angelis From engadget NASA has ensured the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico can continue itssearch for near Earth objects (NEOs) that pose a threat to the planet with a $19 million grant. The fund was awarded to the University of Central Florida, which operates the observatory on behalf of the National Science Foundation. Asteroids […]

More mysterious radio signals detected coming from deep space

By Solange Reyner   From Newsmax Scientists have detected six radio bursts from a region in deep space, far beyond our Milky Way, where they had previously uncovered similar signals according to a report in The Astrophysical Journal. The fast radio bursts, or FRBs, only last milliseconds but can generate as much energy as the Sun in […]

Thousands of Chinese residents evacuated for world’s largest telescope

By Emily Calandrelli From TechCrunch Over 9,000 Chinese residents will be evacuated from their homes in order to create a radio-quiet zone for the world’s largest telescope. The telescope, known as the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), will listen for radio waves in the universe, a common strategy used by scientists to search for intelligent […]