Okay, so why a blog? Why now, and what are we hoping to achieve? In May 2014, the Australian Government handed down their budget, which contained drastic cuts to science […]
Funnily enough, things got away from me towards the end of our observing run. And then I caught a cold. Don’t worry, more consistent authors are joining in soon. In […]
Today’s shift on Mopra (during which I finished up the day 1 post), started with the telescope stowed to protect it from wild storms in the area, with lightning striking within 9 […]
It’s always a bit exciting starting up for the new year. The telescope has been parked all summer, the engineers have been tweaking things, and absolutely anything could go wrong. Which […]
Mopra is a 22 metre radio telescope located at the foot of the Warrambungles, outside of Coonabarabran in Northern New South Wales. It’s about a nine hour drive from Sydney, […]
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