Read all about the search for carbon in the Galaxy and the Galactic Carbon Trail in The Conversation.
Mopra makes it into the Eastern Suburbs Southern Courier with picture of UNSW telescope and Randwick astronomer hard at work!
Thank-you everyone who has supported our crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter. Team Mopra has reached our funding goal! Its been an amazing experience these past two weeks as we have […]
Our crowd funding campaign has started! If you would like to contribute, simply go to the Kickstarter website. Or go to kickstarter.com and search for “TeamMopra” (one word). And listen […]
A good observing session with Mopra is all about listening for the sounds of Australian birds to tell you what the telescope is up to and whether your input is […]
Mopra came to Nagoya university in Japan this week. The occasion was a workshop on the centre of our Milky Way galaxy. Nagoya, home to the Nanten2 telescope in Chile […]
PDRs – photodissociation regions – are the technical name for the environment we study most with Mopra. There are molecular clouds in space exposed to interstellar radiation fields. Photo-dissociation is […]
Ever watch one of those science fiction movies where the protagonists get trapped in time bubbles, in which the flow of time moves at different rates? Well sometimes observing at […]
Life in the sub-millimetre is certainly tougher than in the millimetre bands that Mopra works in. The sky can be nearly opaque, the conditions you’re working in are tough (try […]
Mopra has worked with NASA’s Chandra X-ray telescope to provide a direct measurement to a neutron star. A paper published today in the Astrophysical Journal tells you all about it, […]