Definition of radio astronomy in English:

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radio astronomy



[mass noun]
The branch of astronomy concerned with radio emissions from celestial objects.
Example sentences
  • As a next step the astrophysicists want to use the upcoming LOFAR array in the Netherlands and Germany for radio astronomy and cosmic ray research.
  • Allen said that the project was an opportunity to search for intelligent life beyond the solar system while doing conventional radio astronomy.
  • Today some 10 neutron-star-neutron-star binaries have been discovered, and radio astronomy has accumulated a spectacular database of more than 1500 pulsars.
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