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Let there be light

By • June 16th, 2016

After the Big Bang, there was a period of darkness in the universe lasting hundreds of millions of years. During these Cosmic Dark Ages, the first stars and galaxies began to form. During the Epoch of Reionisation, these first sources of light ignited, and the universe was illuminated. However, little is known about the Epoch,more…

High Angular Resolution Radio Astronomy with the LBA and AuScope

By • June 19th, 2015

The aim of this project is to use the technique of Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) to provide some of the highest angular resolution observations in astronomy and to use the same technique to provide fundamental parameters used to determine the International Terrestrial Reference Frame. We will process data from the Long Baseline Array (whichmore…