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CSIRO’s radio telescope used to create new atlas of universe – iTWire

The CSIRO’s Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, a radio telescope that has few equals in the world, has been used to conduct a survey of the entire southern…

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The CSIRO’s Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, a radio telescope that has few equals in the world, has been used to conduct a survey of the entire southern sky in record speed and detail, creating a new atlas of the universe.A statement from the CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, said about three million galaxies were mapped in 300 hours.
The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey was likened to a Google map of the universe “where most of the millions of star-like points on the map are…

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