View Full Version : Radio Astronomy Will Get a Boost With the Square Kilometer Array

2005-Sep-07, 04:12 PM
SUMMARY: It will probe the dark ages before the era of re-ionization, and perhaps before the birth of the first stars. It will observe the formation of the first galaxies. It will map the web of neutral Hydrogen that is spread across our universe, near and far. In 2015, an array of 4400 twelve meter fully steerable paraboloid radio dishes, called the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) is scheduled to be complete and operational.

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