Australian and Dutch researchers have unexpectedly found radio waves blasting out from far-flung red dwarf stars. These emissions might indicate unseen planets – potentially marking a new way of discovering exoplanets. “We’ve discovered signals from 19 distant red dwarf stars, four of which are best explained by the existence of planets orbiting them,” says Joseph … Continue reading Stellar signals point to hidden planets
Australian researchers use fibre-optic networks link telescopes 300 kilometres apart. Lauren Fuge reports.
Enter the Hertz chamber.
The Spiderweb galaxy is wallowing in chilly gas spat out by exploding stars.
The Galactic and Extragalactic All-sky MWA, or ‘GLEAM’ survey, produced a catalogue of 300,000 galaxies observed by the Murchison Widefield Array in outback Australia.
Most households contain much greater hazards than this useful kitchen appliance, says Alan Finkel.
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