Posts Tagged ‘Douglas Scott’

Ground excavation is now under way for the new CHIME radio telescope in Penticton, B.C. When completed, it will have a footprint larger than six NHL hockey rinks and enable scientists to attempt the largest volume survey of the universe. (Photo: Gary Hinshaw, UBC)

Construction begins on Canada’s largest radio telescope

Jan. 24, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

$11M UBC-led CHIME project to attempt largest survey of observable universe

Construction is now under way in Penticton, B.C. on Canada’s largest radio telescope – and the first research telescope to be built in the country in more than 30 years.

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UBC researchers part of Planck satellite team that uncovers secrets of the Universe

Jan. 11, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia researchers are part of European Space Agency’s Planck satellite mission that is revealing thousands of “exotic” astronomical objects, including extremely cold dust clouds, galaxies with powerful nuclei, and giant clusters of galaxies.

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