Deep Space LIVE: ESO – Switch on the Radio

(Linz, May 16, 2011) Tune in to radio astronomy at the next Deep Space LIVE presentation. Dietmar Hager, astrophotographer and Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, will host a high-definition look at the European Southern Observatory that operates one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes. Situated at over 5,000 meters above sea level atop the Chajnantor Plateau amidst Chile’s Atacama Desert, this gigantic antenna picks up signals from outer space—radio waves that make a major contribution to improving our understanding of the universe and the origins of our Solar System. Read more


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