New Canadian telescope will map largest volume of space ever surveyed

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A Canadian effort to build one of the most innovative radio telescopes in the world will open the universe to a new dimension of scientific study. The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, is a collaboration of 50 Canadian scientists from McGill, UBC, U of T, and the National Research Council of Canada.

Mysterious cosmic radio bursts found to repeat


Astronomers for the first time have detected repeating short bursts of radio waves from an enigmatic source that is likely located well beyond the edge of our Milky Way galaxy.