Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Radio telescope sees the sky in 20 primary colors

A state-of-the-art radio telescope in the West Australian outback has produced a picture of the night sky as it would appear to the human eye – if people could see in radio waves and 20 primary colors instead of three. It's part of the GaLactic and Extragalactic All-sky MWA (GLEAM) survey being conducted by the US$50 million Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope to gain a better understanding of the distant universe.

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