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January 14, 2020

Spider-like antennas of the Murchison Widefield Array

These spider-like antennas are just one small part of the Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope, which is spread over three miles in the remote outback of Western Australia.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant AST 1613040.]

Learn more about this research in the Brown University news story Scientists inch closer than ever to signal from cosmic dawn. (Date image taken: 2012; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan.14, 2020)

Credit: ©Dr. John Goldsmith/Celestial Visions

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