Scientists have mapped one million new galaxies in 300 hours

Astronomers in Australia mapped 83% of the visible universe in just 300 hours.

This new sky survey, conducted by the Australian National Science Agency (CSIRO) Described in a statement As a “Google Map of the Universe” , Indicates the completion of a major test of the Australian Radio Telescope Pathfinder Array (ASKAP) – a network of 36 antennas rooted in the remote Western Australian region. While astronomers were using ASKAP to search the sky for radio signatures (including occult ones Fast radio burstsSince 2012, the telescope’s full array of antennas has not been used in a single sky survey – yet.

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