Astronomers Tracking FRBs from the Milky Way with AI

Astronomers Tracking FRBs from the Milky Way with AI

Astronomers are now using AI (artificial intelligence) to detect mysterious fast radio bursts coming from outer space. The technology was developed by Wael Farah, a doctoral student at Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology. Fast radio bursts (FRB) are brief pulses of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy, flaring with the power […]

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed

Astronomers Reveal 1st Image of a Planet Being Formed Astronomers say they captured the 1st confirmed image of a planet forming in the dust swirling around a young star. Scientists said Monday the planet appears as a bright spot in the snapshot taken using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile. Miriam Kepler […]

US and Russian Astronomers Listening for “ET” Radio Signals

US and Russian Astronomers Listening for “ET” Radio Signals

US and Russian Astronomers Listening for “ET” Radio Signals A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a 2nd look anyway, the SETI Institute said Tuesday. A group of Russian astronomers last year detected what appeared to be […]